Saturday, June 24, 2017

Qatar Scabbing Threat

In advance of the 16-day strike by some British Airways cabin crew based at Heathrow, the Unite union reveals the strike-breaking tactics of BA is to draft in nine Airbus A320 and A321 jets from Qatar Airways and their crews to cover for the Mixed Fleet strike, which is planned for 1-16 July.

The Gulf air-carrier has plenty of spare aircraft, because its short-haul routes to Abu Dhabi, Dubai and other destinations have been grounded as part of a geo-political row.

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