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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

British Airways set to be fined £183m over data breach

British Airways is facing a fine of £183.39 million after a data breach last year

8 July 2019

Massive British Airways data breach - what it means for you

British Airways has apologised after it sites and app was targeted between 21 August and 5 September

10 September 2018

BA to consider claims for expenses after cancelled flights fiasco

British Airways has said it WILL consider claims for expenses such as hotels and car hire

21 June 2018

BA cancels cheap tickets to Middle East blaming 'exceptionally rare' pricing error

Travellers who snapped up bargain British Airways flights to the Middle East have had their tickets cancelled

18 June 2018

BA launches new cheaper hand luggage only fare for long-haul flights

British Airways has launched a new long-haul 'basic' fare for customers who don't want to check-in luggage

11 April 2018

Avios rewards programme to close - members to be transferred to the BA Executive Club

The UK Avios rewards programme is closing this summer and members are being transferred to the BA Executive Club

9 April 2018