Have you been abused by British Airways?

Modern air travel is stressful enough without the abuse that some airlines inflict on passengers. If you are a legitimate victim of airline abuse and reasonable attempts at redress have been ignored or refused by the airline, I encourage you to submit a complaint via the CEDR to send a clear message to the airline that this behaviour will not be tolerated. The process is free if you are successful or £25 if you are unsuccessful. Please let me know about your success stories!

Legal Advice

If you need legal help, I haven't used Bott & Co Solicitors personally but they have some good advice on their website about claiming compensation from airlines and have a no-win no-fee no-risk guarantee.

Time to Rethink Your Travel Plans if you are Planning to Fly British Airways this Summer

Heathrow Terminal 5 Baggage Reclaim

Travellers planning to fly with BA this summer might like to rethink their travel plans after BA staff have voted to strike over unfair pay and conditions.

BA are accused of using fire and rehire practices during the pandemic to reduce wages.

Staff are keen to have this pay cut reversed especially after all the abuse they have endured from irate customers during the pandemic and a spate of IT failures.

For more information see: https://www.theguardian.com/business/2022/jun/23/heathrow-faces-summer-strikes-as-unions-demand-pay-cut-is-reinstated

Update: It appears at least some stike action has been averted after a pay deal has been struck with workers.

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Your Stories

Flying back from Catania, Sicily to Gatwick last Monday June 17th,BA 2595 the absolute minimum of leg space, quite a lot tighter than Ryanair or Easyjet. By the time the drinks trolley got to me in row 18 there was no white wine left to purchase! A ...
James Delaney
Booked a Flight in March to go on a Golf trip in October with about 16 friends.  Half of us were going out on the Thursday and the Other half on Friday at 7 a.m. to make the start of the 4 day Golf Tourney. I was 100% in error and showed up Friday ...
Rob Johnston
I was flying with them to get to Madrid, and had to spend the night in madrid to catch a flight to Athens, the plane had engine trouble and they could not get me to Madrid on time the next morning to catch my connection. I told them that at the ...
Daniel Le
Flight BA 869 (July 26-27, 2017) was delayed overnight in Budapest. BA did nothing to help with hotel reservations (which were difficult enough for a local person because the World Swimming Championships were taking place, but virtually impossible ...
Stephen W Shaw
By the time you spend your points and pay the cash fees, you are better off paying cash to fly on another airline.
Bob Ainge
I was traveling with my wife and 7 month old daughter, while I was helping my wife make my daughter comfortable I requested for a glass of warm water, the stewardess who was busy chatting up another passenger on what sushi she likes, asked me to get ...
Allen
My wife and I honeymooned to Spain from the US and flew BA on the leg home to NYC through Heathrow.  Probably one of the worst mistakes we've ever made.  Both our bags have been lost.  Customer service has given us different ...
Jay
A recent flight between London and Cape Town was by far the most intolerable of my life. Not only does BA pack passengers into economy like sardines, the flight crew made only a few passes through the cabin after serving dinner and before serving ...
Mike
Travel on 28/03/16 from Heathrow to Frankfurt  Summary: BA have just screwed up big time, totally ruining our holiday. Unbelievable as it may sound, our experience was as follows: Cancel our first flight and push us to next day Block us ...
Ray Collington
We booked a package holiday through BA and have just had the most awful and upsetting experience. Firstly we booked for disability assistance for myself - I have RA and Fibromyalgia and for our sons who both have autism and anxiety- we did not ...
Sarah Redmond

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