British Airways, American Airlines, Finnair: The Easter flights that could be hit by Heathrow strike

Security guards at London’s Heathrow Airport are going on strike over the Easter holidays.

The workers at Terminal 5, the main portal for British Airways, will be walking out for 10 days from 31 March in a dispute over pay.

It is the outcome of a ballot by Unite workers, who last week voted to reject the airport’s offer of a 10 per cent pay increase. After years of pay freezes and pay cuts, and with RPI inflation at 13.4 per cent, the union argues that accepting the proposal would deliver a real terms pay cut.

More than 1,400 security guards at the busy terminal are striking until 9 April (Easter Sunday).


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