According to the spokeswoman from the Unite union team corroborate that the ballot papers may be forwarded to the members of the union on Tuesday and the union makes no suggestions on whether its team shall vote for or against the acceptance of the company's offer which is in their argument over the pay and conditions.
On Monday the British Airways June traffic was calculated in terms of revenue passenger kilometers, dipping by 11.1% and further added that during first nine days of the month the services were affected by the industrial commotion by the Unite union that represented the cabin crew.
British Airways has proposed a fresh offer to the Unite trade union trying to settle its long-running disagreement with 11,000 cabin crew. The offer, which comprises of guaranteed pay increase for the subsequent two years, was made, as Unite gets ready to hold a fresh strike ballot.
The British Airways’ cabin crew has gone in for a five day strike, starting today, leading to the cancellation of a number of flights between Scotland and London. The airline clarified that it has been trying to increase the number of flights during the strike, avoiding 55% of the obstructed links between May 30 and June 3.
British Airways cabin crew assembled at protest lines at Heathrow this morning to initiate a sequence of walk-outs as fractures started appearing in their union’s management.
If the Chief Executive Officer Willie Walsh wins his 15-month tussle over cabin crew expenses and business travel keep improving, then British Airways will break even this year, rebounding from a record loss.
A strike by cabin crew of the British Airways is set to cause much inconvenience to a large number of travelers. Five flights to or from Dubai, according to the airline, are likely to be canceled following the protest by Unite, the cabin crew union.