Category - UK

27
Aug

Update: UK: BA Pilot strike (Sep 9, 10, 27) some flights on Sep 8, 12 cancelled

The British Airways strike next month is to cause at least five consecutive days of flight cancellations. BA pilots announced three days of strikes – taking place on 9, 10 and 27 September – in a dispute over pay. Despite the first strikes being on 9 and 10 September, some customers flying between the 8th […]

26
Aug

British Airways pilots to strike on Sept 9, 10, 27

Pilots at British Airways will go on strike for three days in September after talks failed to settle a long-running pay dispute, the union has announced. The pilots will take industrial action on 9, 10 and 27 September in a move that BA said was likely to disrupt the plans of “tens of thousands” of […]

9
Aug

UK: London: Major power failure

Major power failures have been reported across large areas of the UK, affecting homes and transport networks. National Grid said it was caused by issues with two power generators but the problem was now resolved. Blackouts were reported across the South East, Midlands, South West, North East and Wales. Trains were delayed and cancelled across […]

13
Jun

Scotland: Glasgow Airport: strikes announced for June 14, 21, 24

Workers at Glasgow Airport announce strikes on June 14, 21, and 24. The strikes are expected to last from 4am to 4pm. https://sputniknews.com/europe/201906111075785720-glasgow-airport-workers-strike-protest-actions/

24
May

UK: Glasgow Airport: industrial action on June 7 and June 10

WORKERS at Glasgow Airport are to take industrial action on two days next month as part of a dispute over pensions and pay. Officials from the Unite trade union today confirmed its members will stage a walkout on Friday, June 7, and Monday, June 10, between the hours of 4am and 4pm. At the beginning […]

10
May

UK: Heathrow: May 22-26: strike to affect food/beverages on long-haul flights

Tens of thousands of travellers could face long-haul flights without on-board meals, drinks or duty-frees due to a five-day strike at Heathrow airport. More than 80 specialist lorry drivers plan to strike from Wednesday May 22 until Sunday 26 May. As a result 29 flight operators could be affected over the late May bank holiday […]