British Airways has warned customers that around 380,000 card payments on its website and app were compromised during a 15-day data breach. Here is what to do if you think you have been affected.Which payments were affected?BA says the breach relates to bookings made between 10.58pm on August 21 and 9.45pm on September 5.What data was compromised?The airline says personal and financial details of customers making bookings over the period were compromised. No passport or travel details were stolen.I made a booking then, what should I do?BA said it is in the process of contacting all affected customers. The airline is advising those customers to contact their bank or card provider and follow their advice.Will I have to get a new card?Some customers have complained of having to cancel cards as a result of the breach. The airline said affected customers should follow their bank or provider’s recommended advice.I’m a BA customer but I did not book a ticket over the affected … [Read more...] about British Airways data breach: Are you affected?
S a airways check in online
source jekjob/Shutterstock With dozens of flights a day operated by several major airlines, the New York-London route is a fiercely competitive one. American Airlines and British Airways operate a trans-Atlantic joint venture, and together offer the most flights a day between the two cities. I recently flew a round-trip with one flight operated by American Airlines, and one by British Airways. Here’s how they compared. American Airlines and British Airways have been relatively tight-knit partners since at least 1999, when the Oneworld airline alliance launched. They became even more intertwined in 2010 when they formed a trans-Atlantic joint venture – along with fellow Oneworld member and Spanish flag carrier Iberia. Unlike alliance or code-share partners, joint venture partners collaborate to set routes and prices, and operate specific routes together as one business with immunity from anti-trust regulations. Effects of the joint … [Read more...] about I flew long-haul economy on both American Airlines and British Airways to see which was better — here’s the verdict
LONDON (Reuters) - British Airways said on Twitter on Wednesday it is experiencing some “system issues” and “online check-in is down” as some passengers reported that planes operated by the company were not taking off from London’s Heathrow Airport. FILE PHOTO: British Airways logos are seen on tail fins at Heathrow Airport in west London, Britain, February 23, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo The company did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Reporting By Andrew MacAskill; editing by John Stonestreet … [Read more...] about British Airways reports computer problems affecting check-in
Mary Hanbury, provided by Published 4:42 pm, Saturday, May 12, 2018 Business Insider/Mary Hanbury In the American Society of Civil Engineers' 2017 Infrastructure Report Card, the US infrastructure received a D+ grade, which equates to it being "in poor to fair condition and mostly below standard." US airports were highlighted as one of the areas in need. Despite this, when Trump laid out his much-anticipated infrastructure plan in February, airports barely got a mention. Local governors are taking matters into their own hands. In 2017, New York's Governor Cuomo proposed a $10 billion renovation of John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. This is currently being negotiated. We compared the experience of flying in and out of New York's JFK airport and London's Heathrow airport and found that Heathrow was the clear winner. The US has an infrastructure problem. LATEST BUSINESS VIDEOS Now Playing: Now Playing These … [Read more...] about We traveled through the biggest airports in New York City and London too see which one was better — and the winner was clear
Best Apple Watch apps for 2018 The Apple Watch is onto its third generation now, and the aptly-named Apple Watch 3 is proving pretty popular - so that's why you're probably here checking out the new apps.In fact, it's one of the best smartwatch options out there, and now we're at the third generation it's becoming a particularly accomplished smart option for your wrist.The number one question we hear from new Apple Watch owners is, "what apps should I download first?" To make answering that query easier, we devised a thorough list of the best Apple Watch apps. With the right choices, your new digital timepiece will become so much more.Before you get into that though, remember to head into the Apple Watch main app on your iPhone - that's where you'll see a list of the apps already installed on your phone that can also be transferred to your Watch. If you see any you like the look of here, you'll need to download them to your iPhone first.Make sure you tag the apps you want on your … [Read more...] about Best Apple Watch apps for your smartwatch in 2018