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Martin Lewis: Flight cancelled in the last few weeks? You're likely due £100s in compensation on top of a refund or new flight

MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis is alerting customers of British Airways, Easyjet, Ryanair and others who’ve recently had, or will face, cancellations that they may be entitled to claim £100s per person in compensation on top of refunds and a new flight.

12 May 2022

WARNING: British Airways customers should ignore emails related to a fixed rate investment - it's a scam

A number of British Airways customers have emailed MoneySavingExpert.com after receiving bogus emails advertising a new sustainability investment offered by the airline and managed by investment bank Credit Suisse. But you should ignore the email as it's a scam - here's all you need to know.

6 May 2022

Flybe takes to the skies again - here's how the airline stacks up in terms of price and rewards

Flybe has begun flying again under new ownership. The regional airline relaunched this month after collapsing in March 2020 at the start of the pandemic. It will now operate the majority of its flights from Birmingham and Belfast, as well as offering selected routes from London Heathrow.

20 April 2022

British Airways passengers previously offered vouchers for Covid cancelled flights can now claim cash refunds - here's how

British Airways passengers who feel they were wrongly handed vouchers for cancelled flights during the pandemic can now get cash refunds following a U-turn by the airline. But you need to actively request that your voucher is transferred into cash - we explain how to do this below.

30 March 2022

British Airways glitch sparks anger as customers unable to convert Avios frequent flyer miles into Nectar points

Swathes of frustrated British Airways customers have been unable to convert their Avios frequent flyer points into Nectar rewards because of a glitch with the airline's systems, which has resulted in an outpouring of anger online.

8 December 2021

British Airways passenger wins cash refund in court after being 'pushed' to accept vouchers for Covid cancelled flights

A MoneySaver has successfully taken British Airways to the small claims court and been awarded £300 after disputing the airline's decision to issue vouchers instead of a cash refund for flights cancelled due to the pandemic.

26 November 2021

American Express is shaking up its British Airways Avios credit cards from September - here's what it means for you

Card provider American Express is making a number of changes to its two British Airways rewards credit cards from 1 September. The shake-up will see annual fees hiked for some, while for others the spending threshold to earn a 'free' companion flight is falling - although they will now only be able to use this on economy class tickets. Here's what's happening.

31 August 2021

British Airways extends vouchers for trips disrupted by coronavirus to 2023

British Airways customers who have accepted vouchers for disrupted flights or holidays during the coronavirus pandemic will now be able to use them for travel until April 2023, as the airline's extended their validity for a year. Travellers with bookings up to April 2022 can also now swap trips for vouchers

29 January 2021

Government warns against non-essential travel to Italy – here's what you need to know

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has extended its coronavirus travel advice to warn against all but essential travel to more areas in northern Italy, after the Italian authorities imposed a lockdown on more than 16 million people. We've full help if you have an upcoming trip to an affected area

10 March 2020

BA passengers disrupted by baggage system chaos – here's what to do if you're affected

Some British Airways passengers travelling from Heathrow were forced to queue for hours due to a baggage system fault – some arrived at their destinations without their luggage

18 July 2019