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BA 'disappointed' by Balpa strike threat

A BA spokesperson said: “We are disappointed Balpa has chosen to threaten the holidays of thousands of our customers this summer with unprecedented strike action.


“We are very sorry for the disruption Balpa’s strike action will cause our customers. While no strike dates have yet been issued by Balpa, and they are required to give us 14 days’ notice of any intention to call strike action, we ask our customers to review their contact details by visiting ba.com, or by contacting their travel agent.


“We continue to pursue every avenue to find a solution to avoid industrial action and protect our customers’ travel plans.


“Our proposed pay deal of 11.5% over three years is fair, and by contrast to Balpa, has been accepted by the members of the Unite and GMB trade unions, which represent nearly 90% of all British Airways colleagues.”


Earlier this year, Balpa, Unite and the GMB unions lodged a joint pay claim after BA owner IAG announced record profits of some €3 billion.

 

Unite and the GMB unions have since recommended BA’s pay deal to members after considering strike action.

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