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Baggage Handlers Strike At LHR And ABZ  
User currently offlineAIR MALTA From Malta, joined Sep 2001, 2486 posts, RR: 1
Posted (4 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 5146 times:

Unite (the great Union) is calling its SAS baggage handlers to a serie of 3 days strike starting on the ... 22nd December (what a coincidence). This will affect some flights at LHR and ABZ.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/8417148.stm

[Edited 2009-12-16 13:55:19 by srbmod]


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User currently offlineVoodoo From Niue, joined Mar 2001, 2060 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (4 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 5077 times:

If the Eurostar drivers were diabolically smart, they would have added to the co-incidence.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/eu...held-to-avoid-Eurostar-strike.html
As the tabloids would say: 'Transport grinds to halt, Continent cut off!'

[Edited 2009-12-16 14:42:37 by voodoo]


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User currently offlineSPREE34 From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 2232 posts, RR: 9
Reply 2, posted (4 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 4997 times:

Me thinks they (Unions) may be under estimating public backlash. Times are a bit hard, and people will not appreciate their hard earned currency, which they scraped and saved for holiday trips, being p'ed away by these actions.

Just my 1 pence/ 2 cents.



I don't understand everything I don't know about this.
User currently offlineNBC News1 From UK - England, joined May 2001, 324 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (4 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 4755 times:

What will this mean for flight operations into and out of LHR?

The three 48-hour strikes are set for:

Dec 22-23
Dec 26-27
Jan 3-4


User currently offlineSPREE34 From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 2232 posts, RR: 9
Reply 4, posted (4 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 4649 times:



Quoting NBC News1 (Reply 3):
What will this mean for flight operations into and out of LHR?

It means the 3days BA has to get flights back to normal, are promptly wasted as the next strike starts.



I don't understand everything I don't know about this.
User currently offlineNycfly75 From Italy, joined Aug 2005, 751 posts, RR: 10
Reply 5, posted (4 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 4613 times:



Quoting SPREE34 (Reply 4):

It means the 3days BA has to get flights back to normal, are promptly wasted as the next strike starts

BA is not afftected by this:

The baggage handlers' strike is for SAS Ground Services..It affects travellers on Turkish, Emirates and Thai airlines at Heathrow and KLM, Air France, Wideroe and Atlantic at Aberdeen only.


User currently offlineOA260 From Ireland, joined Nov 2006, 26787 posts, RR: 58
Reply 6, posted (4 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 4604 times:

It looks like it might be a grim Xmas at LHR , what with the snow threatening tomorrow and then the strikes.

I do think that the timing is very callous though.


User currently offlineAIR MALTA From Malta, joined Sep 2001, 2486 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (4 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 4570 times:



Quoting SPREE34 (Reply 4):

It means the 3days BA has to get flights back to normal, are promptly wasted as the next strike starts.

The strike DOES not affect BA. The baggage handlers' strike is for SAS Ground Services..It affects travellers on Turkish, Emirates and Thai airlines at Heathrow and KLM, Air France, Wideroe and Atlantic at Aberdeen only.



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User currently offlineSPREE34 From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 2232 posts, RR: 9
Reply 8, posted (4 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 4441 times:



Quoting Nycfly75 (Reply 5):
BA is not afftected by this:

Doh....! Thanks.



I don't understand everything I don't know about this.
User currently offlineAirNz From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (4 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 4429 times:



Quoting AIR MALTA (Reply 7):
The strike DOES not affect BA. The baggage handlers' strike is for SAS Ground Services..It affects travellers on Turkish, Emirates and Thai airlines at Heathrow and KLM, Air France, Wideroe and Atlantic at Aberdeen only.

Can you help out my curiosity.....why the need to copy and paste another members post???


User currently offlineNighthawk From UK - Scotland, joined Sep 2001, 5123 posts, RR: 34
Reply 10, posted (4 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 4343 times:



Quoting Nycfly75 (Reply 5):
KLM, Air France, Wideroe and Atlantic at Aberdeen only.

.... and SAS, I would imagine  Silly



That'll teach you
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