BALPA


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BALPABritish Airline Pilot's Association
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BALPA members voted by 4-1 for industrial action on a 72 percent turnout.
The union said: "Following BA's chief executive Alex Cruz's personal promise that he wanted to reach a resolution, Balpa wrote to him welcoming this approach and asked to meet him to hear his proposals.
The union said: "Following BA chief executive Alex Cruz's promise that he wanted to reach a resolution, Balpa asked to meet him to hear his proposals.
BALPA has given us notice that they will strike on September 9th, 10th and 27th.
"Over recent years BA pilots have made sacrifice after sacrifice to assist the company such as taking a pay cut, productivity increases, closing the final salary pension scheme, giving up annual leave days, a new rostering system, and reducing flying pay," BALPA said.
Balpa said 93 per cent of members voted in favour of the action after rejecting a pay rise package of 11.5 per cent over three years.
BALPA said: "Over recent years BA pilots have made sacrifice after sacrifice to assist the company such as taking a pay cut, productivity increases, closing the final salary pension scheme, giving up annual leave days, a new rostering system, and reducing flying pay.
Balpa said: "With a 93% vote in favour of taking industrial action, and with no prospect of any further meaningful talks, we have no choice but to call this action.
In response to the announcement of strike dates by BA pilots, the airline said: "It is completely unacceptable that Balpa is destroying the travel plans of tens of thousands of our customers with this unjustifiable strike action.
OUTSPOKEN Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary Talks to stave off the threat of strikes by Balpa's British Airways pilots are continuing.
The airline sought an urgent injunction from the judge in London just hours before the start of threatened industrial action by members of Balpa in a dispute over pay and conditions.
Members of Ryanair's British pilot union voted on Wednesday in favour of strike action later this month in a dispute over working conditions, the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) said.