Flight disruptions are possible for British Airways service between Thursday, September 26, and Saturday, September 28, despite pilots calling off a strike previously planned for Friday, September 27. Hundreds of flights had previously been canceled by the airline in anticipation for the strike. According to British Airways, passengers who were refunded or rebooked for their original flight due to cancelation may be able to rebook, subject to availability. An increased demand for flights is expected from September 26-28. Further information can be found on the British Airways website.
UK-based British Airways pilots represented by the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) called off the September 27 strike on Wednesday, September 18. BALPA said it will "change its approach" in an effort to end the dispute with British Airways. The union has threatened further strike action should British Airways "refuse meaningful new negotiations."
British Airways pilots held a 48-hour strike on Monday, September 9, and Tuesday, September 10, forcing the airline to cancel almost 1700 flights. Around 195,000 travelers were affected by the strike and flight disruptions continued through Wednesday, September 11.
Individuals traveling with British Airways are advised to monitor the situation, confirm flight reservations, and to contact the airline for additional information.
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