British Airways on the verge of overturning the decision to dispose of Gatwick Airport-Telegraph

3 October 2021

(Reuters) – British Airways plans to reverse its decision to abandon short-haul flights from Gatwick Airport, The Telegraph reported on Sunday at https://bit.ly/3Fcs3VH.

Trade union Balpa officials will sign new wage contracts with pilots after resuming talks at Gatwick Airport last week in hopes of supporting rapid change, The Telegraph reports.

British Airways, owned by London-listed IAG, has announced plans to end short-haul operations in London on 23 September after pilots refused plans to set up low-cost units. did.

“We are actively using alternatives for the slots, but last week Balpa asked us to resume discussions. These discussions are constructive and address important concerns. We have achieved the required efficiency,” a spokeswoman for British Airways told The Telegraph.

British Airways did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

(Reporting by Nishit Jogi in Bangalore, Edited by Daniel Wallis and Lisa Shumaker)

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