Shares in British Airways’ proprietor Worldwide Airways Group dropped as a lot as 3.5% Friday after the airline revealed that buyer information had been stolen.
The corporate stated that round 380,000 cost card particulars had been compromised.
The non-public and monetary particulars of people that booked flights on the airline’s web site and app between August 21 and September 5 have been affected. No passport or journey particulars have been taken.
British Airways stated that affected customers ought to contact their financial institution. It stated it might pay for a credit score test for purchasers, and promised to reimburse them for any losses.
“We’re deeply sorry for the disruption that this prison exercise has brought on,” the corporate stated in a press release. It additionally took out full web page newspaper adverts that included an apology.
IAG ( inventory recovered some losses to commerce down 2.2% at 9:30 a.m. in London. )
CNNMoney (London) First printed September 7, 2018: 5:03 AM ET