The British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA)
has informed British Airways of its plan to strike on 9, 10 and 27
September 2019, potentially destroying the travel plans of tens of thousands
British Airways has said that it will offer
refunds and re-bookings for passengers booked on cancelled
Flights on BA CityFlyer, SUN-AIR and Comair are
The airline said that it is exploring options to supplement
by using aircraft and crew from other airlines (wet-leasing), and
is also working with its partner airlines to
schedule larger aircraft to take the maximum number of customers.
The BALPA says that the strike action will cost
British Airways around £40 million per day.
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