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21 May 2019 | 09:19 PM UTC

UK: Security staff at London Luton Airport (LTN) to strike May 23 - June 3

United Kingdom News Alert

Security guards at London Luton Airport (LTN) to strike from May 23 to June 3; flight disruptions possible during strike

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/21/2019, 12:00 AM until 6/3/2019, 12:00 AM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION London's Luton Airport (LTN)

Event

Security personnel responsible for baggage and traveler screening at London Luton Airport (LTN) are expected to strike from Thursday, May 23, to Monday, June 3, to denounce changes to shift patterns. The work stoppage is slated to begin at 04:30 (local time) on May 23 and end at 21:00 on June 3.

Crowded conditions and consequent flight disruptions (e.g. delays) are possible at LTN during the strike.

Context

A related strike took place from May 1-13 to denounce changes to the security staff's work schedule, which would add 15 additional work days per year.

Advice

Individuals traveling via LTN on the abovementioned dates are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate crowded conditions and flight disruptions, and budget additional time to reach their respective gates. Contact your airline for more information.

 

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