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British Airways strike could impact 100,000 passengers at Easter

Posted by stephen on February 24, 2008

The Easter travel plans of more than 100,000 British Airways passengers face severe disruption unless peace talks avert strike action by pilots.
According to the Guardian newspaper, BA and the pilots’ union, Balpa, have agreed to take their dispute to a mediator after 3,000 BA pilots voted for a walkout yesterday. Balpa did not set strike [...]

Ryanair closes website, claiming ‘expansion of capacity’ is needed.

Posted by stephen on February 22, 2008

Ryanair, the budget airline, is closing its website for three days after missing a deadline set by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) to remove misleading prices from the site.
The expensive shutdown will allow Ryanair to revamp its website and meet the OFT’s rules for including taxes and other charges within headline fares.
It could [...]

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