Tag: BALPA

Ryanair and UK Pilot Union BALPA reach agreement

Ryanair and UK Pilot Union BALPA reach agreement

Ryanair has today (30 June) welcomed the outcome of the ballot on post-Covid pay restoration for Ryanair’s UK pilots, which will accelerate pay restoration and deliver pay increases post restoration to 2026. This year the airline will grow to 115% of its pre-Covid capacity and is prioritising t...

British Airways reaches agreement with its pilots

British Airways reaches agreement with its pilots

International Airlines Group (IAG) welcomed last night’s announcement by British Airways’ pilots’ union BALPA that it intends to hold a consultative ballot of its members in relation to the proposed restructuring and redundancy agreement reached between the union and the airline. This is in re...

Ryanair & UK Pilot Union BALPA Agree on Pay Cuts to Save UK Jobs

Ryanair & UK Pilot Union BALPA Agree on Pay Cuts to Save UK Jobs

Ryanair today (2 July) welcomed BALPA’s acceptance for UK Pilots of a 4-year agreement, which includes a 20% pay reduction restored over 4 years, along with productivity improvements on rosters, flexible working patterns and annual leave to minimise UK Pilot job losses. This agreement gives Ryanai...

BALPA calls of British Airways strike planned for 27 September

BALPA calls of British Airways strike planned for 27 September

The British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) has called off the next strike scheduled for 27 September in the dispute between British Airways and its pilots. BALPA said the strikes on 9-10 September had demonstrated “the anger and resolve of pilots” but now was a "time for a period of refl...

BA pilots set to go on strike for three days in September

BA pilots set to go on strike for three days in September

British Airways (BA) pilots are set to go strike on 9-10, and 27 September 2019 which is likely to cause huge disruption to its schedules from Heathrow and Gatwick airports. The British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) gave notice on Friday (23 August) to BA that it called on its members to st...

British Airways loses appeal to block pilot strike action over pay

British Airways loses appeal to block pilot strike action over pay

British Airways (BA) today lost its Court of Appeal bid to block its pilots from taking strike action in a dispute over pay. The ruling means that BA pilots are set to go on strike, most likely in August, the carrier’s peak season for flights. The Court of Appeal rejected the airline’s at...

British Airways fails with bid at High Court to prevent pilot strikes

British Airways fails with bid at High Court to prevent pilot strikes

British Airways (BA) has failed in its attempt to prevent a strike by pilots after it lost a legal challenge in the High Court. The airline had sought a temporary injunction at the High Court to stop potential walkouts following the breakdown of talks in a row over pay. Yesterday, the judge p...

British Airways pilots vote overwhelmingly for strike action

British Airways pilots vote overwhelmingly for strike action

British Airways (BA) pilots are set to go on strike after they voted 93 per cent in favour of industrial action over pay, in a move which could disrupt the peak summer holiday season of the UK carrier. The British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) which represents pilots, said a ballot of me...

Unions submit joint British Airways pay claim

Unions submit joint British Airways pay claim

Three unions - Unite, BALPA and GMB – have teamed up to submit a joint pay claim in to British Airways - as said the carrier has allowed employees to become "disconnected from the airline’s success". The unions say they are working together to seek improvements to pay from January 2019, as well...

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