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JAL Warns of Possible Strike

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JAL has warned its customers that four unions representing cockpit crew, cabin crew and ground staff working for JAL International (JALI) may hold a strike on Wednesday June 17, 2009.

The unions involved and their respective strike actions are as follows:

JAL Pilots Union (660 members)
Indicated plans for a 72-hour strike from June 17, 2009.
JAL Labour Union (90 members)
JAL Japan Labour Union (660 members)
Indicated plans for a 6-hour strike from 6 am to 12 pm on June 17, 2009.
JAL Flight Crew Union (1,150 members)
Expected to stage a 24-hour strike on June 17, 2009.

While all domestic and international, passenger and cargo flights are expected to operate as normal on June 17 and 18, 2009, strikes by JAL Pilots Union into the third day on Friday June 19, 2009, may affect some JAL domestic services in the form of flight delays or cancellations.

Passengers who could be affected are advised to contact their local JAL office or travel agent for the latest status on flights.

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