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Birmingham Airport Strike
Tuesday December 6, 2016 Heads up you should know that Swissport baggage handlers and ground workers threaten strike action this weekend. Stay in touch with your airline. Last strike in the summer saw passengers bags delayed for two hours or more.
London Underground Strike
Update:-Good news for thousands of LU passengers. Strike has been cancelled.
Update:-Friday November 25, 2016 Ballots have been counted and hundreds of train drivers vote for strike action.
24 hour strike is planned to start 9:30 pm, Tuesday December 6, 2016. Lines involved, Piccadilly Line (serves 600,000 passengers daily) Hammersmith and City Lines. If you are traveling to Gatwick or Heathrow Airport on the Wednesday you might want to order a limo. Taxi's will be hard to find, thousands of passengers will spill over to buses. A right mess.
Southern Rail guards, Industrial action is planned starting the 6th for 48 hours. the same time by Southern Rail guards.
Gatwick Express will have a modified schedule and will be crowded.
Gatwick Express strike dates are in:-
16, 19-20 December and
December 31 ` January 2nd
and January 9 - 14th!
Thameslink, Southern and Gatwick Express will accept each others tickets,
British Airways Strike
A second union pipe up.
November 12, 2016 Another British Airways cabin crew union “Unite” will ballot starting next week, results due in approx. December 15, 2016. Just in time for Christmas. We will update
17 August 2016 Vote is in and as expected cabin crew vote for strike action, no date set. Union must give passengers seven day's notice by law.
18 July 2016 British Airways cabin crew, 8,800 will vote on whether to strike or not.
British Airlines Stewards and Stewardesses Association (BASSA) ballot will close 17 August, 2016.
Gatwick Airport Strike
Christmas Strike Threat
Sunday October 16, 2016 Gatwick Airport strike by firemen, airport security and maintenance workers is possible if deal not made with Unite union 1,400 workers.
Southern Railway Strike
by train guards
1 December, 2016 Tuesday Strikes dates gave changed to:-
Workers will strike Sunday night, midnight of the 18th and not return to work till midnight Tuesday the 20th December.
Other Southern Railway strikes that are already on the books.
Tuesday 6 December to Thursday 8th December
Saturday 31st December to 2 January, 2017.
Southern Rail effects train to Gatwick. Gatwick Express book now.
Typical Southern Rail aftermath from Daily Mail Don't rely on bus service in isolated areas.
Gatwick Express don't rely on it being on time or even running.
CityJet pilot's based in Dublin threaten strike action anytime between now and Christmas.
CityJet Cabin Crew Strike
November 11, 2016 Issue not resolved.
Friday 14 October, 2016 Irish Airline CityJet cabin crews (not pilot’s) will strike Thursday 5am, October 20, 2016 - midnight Friday 21st
and again from
Monday, October 24 5am till 10pm
Wednesday, October 26.
CityJet pilot Strike - No date set.
10 August 2016 Irish airline, based in London City Airport. CityJet pilot strike action by union Independent Pilots Association (IPA). Broken down:-19 of the 50 pilots belong to IPA pilot union, 14 of which voted for strike action. CityJet will open base in Amsterdam’s national airport Schiphol. This may cause some pilots to loose night premiums.