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15 September 2011 Heads up, Gatwick Express workers are being balloted for strike. Just in case better have a plan B. Still early yet.
New multi million pounds upgrades for Gatwick Airport Dailymail
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Be ready, United Kingdom immigration officers to strike starting Thursday, 23 September at midnight, 48 hours ending Saturday midnight. All ports of entry will be delayed, ports, airports, ferries, Eurostar.  follow

12, Aug, BAA airports will be striking, no date set, yet. Gatwick is not owned by the Spanish.  Your good to go. Reminder BA is still threatening.  See front page

3/29/2010 Gatwick Express will run a rail replacement bus between Gatwick Airport and London Victoria during the day and a limited rail service between 6.50pm and 10.30pm, and then a limited overnight train service.

28, March, 2010 Gatwick Express details still not final for National Train Strike! Starts Tuesday- Friday, 6, 7, 8 and 9 April, 6am-10am & in the evening 6-10pm.  Will keep you updated.
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12, March, 2010 British Airways has announced strike dates.  You have a week to get yourself organized.  Hurry before other airlines like vultures put fares up. Further strikes could take place after April 14. Should a strike take place, the airline said it planned to operate all its flights out of City airport as well as all long-haul services out of London's Gatwick and 50% of short-haul flights.

Out of London's Heathrow it would operate a "substantial" part of its long-haul and short-haul schedule. 

17, Dec.09  Gatwick porters strike, Friday and Saturday (18th and 19th December) Porters will stop work two hours each day.
What does Unite union have to say?

US Airways will be pulling out of Gatwick Airport due to various financial reasons, they will be keeping the Heathrow Airport route.  See review by ETR

26 August, 09 HEADS UP, baggage handlers strike called off due to legal reasons.  They will be back.  Relax, it's a gift! 
PS. You will now pay at Thanksgiving, Christmas or perhaps New Year..

25 August, Today two different opinions flying around.  

25 August, 09 At Gatwick, flights with Virgin Atlantic, Delta, Thomson, Flybe and Monarch will be affected. Gatwick's owners have nevertheless stressed that any disruption will be minimal

25 August, 09 Spokesman for Swissport "As the unions have decided to take industrial action, Swissport will work with its airline customers and the airport operators to try to minimize disruption to the travelling public but this cannot be guaranteed."

Monday, 24 August, 09 Airport saying Minimal effect will take place.  Are you as skeptical as us?

Unite announces Friday members employed by Swissport at Gatwick Airport would stage a ban on overtime and a work to rule from Saturday, August 29 to Monday, August 31. The union said its members at the airport who refuelled aircraft would stage a strike from 5am on August 31 to 12.45pm on September 1. Nasty... Unite says

Baggage strike will effect Delta, Flybe, Monarch, Tomson and Virgin Atlantic.

8/19/09 baggage handlers threaten strike starting 4am Thursday 20 August, 09 Unions and management in talks.
GMB have balloted members for strike action and the ballot result is due on Friday 21 August,09

Immigration strike, differences solved.
UK Immigration Strike, 24hrs 5 August, 09.  Expect severe delays.
and on strike is
National Express East Anglia,  

4/24/09 'Second runway for Gatwick' as rival bidders insist on expansion.  dailymail.co.UK

 Gatwick and Stansted airport up for sale.Reutersindia.com

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