Not in America (Yet!), Thank God
"No sign of a cyber attack." Well, gee, we are all encouraged by that news.
So just how did your whole IT system fail, causing great pain and huge inconvenience for so many people (not just Brits, BTW)? OHHH, it was a "power surge." I see. So B.A. had its back-ups on the same power system? For a smart outfit, that's just plain dumb...
...Or MAYBE it's the outsourcing plague?
Union blames British Airways computer crash on outsourcing to India, as fresh disruptions hit Heathrow
The GMB union, however, said the disruption “could have all been avoided” if BA had not cut hundreds of IT jobs in Britain and transferred the work to India.