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British Airways pilots finish the strike next week

image credits Getty Images British Airways pilots have canceled the next strike in their dispute scheduled for September 27. Last week, two days The attitude demanded by the Balpa pilots union forced the BA to cancel almost all flights. The strike followed unsuccessful negotiations between the union and the airline over a pay offer of 11.5% over three years. Balpa …

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BA strike: British Airways canceled almost all flights as pilots strike

The strike was demanded by the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) in a fierce dispute over pay with the airline. BALPA announced on Twitter on Sunday that it had made a proposal to the airline's management on Wednesday, but has not yet received a response. British Airways said in a statement released on Monday that it was "ready and willing …

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Police Arrest Aircraft Pilots at Glasgow Airport After Allegedly Failing to Pass Alcohol Tests Prior to Transatlantic Flight

Two American aviation pilots were arrested yesterday in Scotland after allegedly missing an alcohol tester before flying passengers to New York. The men, aged 45 and 61, were arrested at Glasgow Airport and are expected to appear at the Paisley Sheriff Court Tuesday. Both men were arrested before boarding United Airlines UA162, which was scheduled to leave for Newark at …

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United Flight canceled because pilots drank too much

Quite often we hear stories of pilots being arrested at the airport for drinking too much. This is of course irresponsible, but I understand why this happens with some frequency: The alcohol limit for pilots is consistently well below the limit for driving a car. Jet lag can be hard and for some lead to depression and alcohol use hard …

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Two United Airlines pilots arrested before flight from Scotland to USA

Two United Airlines pilots were arrested on Saturday morning in Scotland for drinking alcohol before taking control of the aircraft they were to fly to the United States. The Scottish police confirmed to NBC News that they had arrested two men, aged 61 and 40, 45 under British law, which refers to pilots performing their alcohol-related tasks. United Airlines ultimately …

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Court decides in favor of the British Airways Pilots Union

A few weeks ago I wrote about how the talks between the management of British Airways and its aviation union over a new treaty collapsed. Management has offered the pilot a 11.5% salary increase over a three-year period, although the pilots say they expect more of their share of British Airways' record profitability. British Airways pilots voted on industrial action …

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