Bed Bugs Onboard British Airways Flight to London


This post may contain affiliate links from our advertising partners, such as American Express. Read my Advertiser Disclosure policy here.

It’s not uncommon to hear of bed bugs in hotels, however we don’t hear too often about passengers onboard flights being ravaged by bed begs. However, on a recent British Airlines flight from Vancouver to London Heathrow, 2 passengers claim they were attacked by these critters.

Per Metro,

Heather Szilagyi, 38, was travelling from Vancouver to London Heathrow with her daughter and fiancé when she noticed something small moving around her seat.

She said it was dark on board their stopover flight, but she soon realised the small critters were actually bed bugs.

She made flight attendants aware of her disturbing discovery, but they were told there were no seats available to move her, her daughter Molly and fiancé Eric Neilson.

On their return flight home with British Airways, Heather said her family was put on the best seats on the plane and received ‘kind and very empathetic’ customer service. ​

Responding to the issue, British Airways said: ‘We are very sorry to hear about this and have been in touch with our customer to investigate further.

You can view the pictures if you’re so inclined here.

Editorial Note: Opinions, analyses, reviews or suggestions expressed on this site are those of the author’s alone, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any card issuer. This post was accurate at the time of posting, offer may be unavailable on this site at a later time. For details on current offers visit the card issuer’s site.

About Points, Miles & Martinis

Here at Points, Miles and Martinis, we love all things travel. We focus on topics relating to travel including destinations, airline, hotel, car rental and credit card reward programs. Our goal is to help people travel better. - See more at our About Us page.

Sign up for Email || Twitter || Facebook |Tips & Tricks
Hotel Offers || Airline Offers || Bank Offers || Cash Back Offers

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *