The newly revised pay deal from Hial
was aimed at ending a dispute that resulted in 24-hour strikes closing airports on dates in May and July.
has demanded the so-called "weekend user" charges because there are no scheduled commercial flights on Saturdays, just Sunday to Friday.
The Prospect union said its members do not want to take industrial action but have been left with no choice after running out of patience with Hial
said it believes its air traffic controllers are well paid, adding that it has been fully committed to resolving the dispute.
As of this year, HIAL
Group not only manages lifeline community connections in Scotland, but also internationally important routes to Schiphol,
In the 1880s, Hial
Carr's sons, Loammi and Samuel Carr, took over and the brothers managed a funeral parlor on the first floor of the Odd Fellows Hall on Cottage Street.
The varied nature of this part of Scotland means that HIAL
must support the needs of one of the fastest growing European cities while ensuring lifeline air services to smaller island communities.
Unite said the two per cent offer was "derisory." Regional official Donald Munro said: "Our issue is with the Scottish Government, not with HIAL
. Management has declared that without the authority of the government it is unable to increase the two per cent although there is money to do so."
The seven-day service to Lewis from the Central Belt and the Highlands ,operated by Loganair and bmi, had enhanced the social and economic life of the islands, said HIAL
Bob Macleod, HIAL
's chief executive, said: ``We are interested in the proposals but we would have to present Ministers with a business plan for the funds required.''
The aluminum treatments consisted of 0 and 2 [micro]m [Al.sup.3+] activity (NOAL and HIAL
, respectively), achieved through the addition of Al [Cl.sub.3].
Only four of Hial
's 11 airports reported an increase in passenger numbers in the 12 months to the end of March, compared to the previous year.