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16 Aug 2018 | 11:49 AM UTC

UK: Strikes at Liverpool Airport Aug. 23-25 and Sept. 3

United Kingdom News Alert

Strikes by ground staff at Liverpool Airport August 23-25 and September 3; flight and operational disruptions likely

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/16/2018, 12:00 AM until 9/3/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION Liverpool-John Lennon International Airport (LPL)

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Event

Ground staff at Liverpool’s John Lennon International Airport (LPL) have threatened to carry out a series of strikes in the coming weeks to demand increased pay. The first strike is set to take place from 19:00 on Thursday, August 23, until 07:00 on Saturday, August 25 (local time). A second strike will be held on Monday, September 3, from 07:00 to 19:00. Further strikes could be called in the short term.

Flight delays and cancelations are possible, along with increased waiting times at check-in, baggage check/claim, and security checkpoints during and following the strike periods.

Context

The August 23-25 strike coincides with a Bank Holiday weekend, traditionally a busy travel period.

Advice

Travelers are advised to confirm the status of their flights prior to departure for the airport and contact their airlines for more information.

 

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