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Progress in Virgin pilots dispute

Progress in Virgin pilots dispute

25th Aug 2010 Airline News

Representatives from the British Air Line Pilots Association have reported “some progress” in attempts to resolve a disagreement with Virgin Atlantic following talks in London. The two sides are in dispute over holiday entitlement at the airline, with the threat of strike action looming.

Flight cancellations loom as pilots dispute ID cards

16th Feb 2009 Press Release Airline News

Thousands of flights from the UK could be cancelled due to a dispute between pilots and the Government over identity cards.The British Airline Pilots Association has said that its members would refuse to co-operate with Home Office over plans to use airside workers as “guinea pigs” for the new cards.