British Airways strike threat returns as union members reject deal

Officials from the Amicus section of the Unite union have rejected British Airways' latest offer to cabin crew, which was hoped to end the lengthy dispute.

British Airways strike threat returns
British Airways strike threat returns

Amicus members of Unite are expected to be urged to reject BA’s new offer, which includes a 2.9% pay rise next year and 3% the following year.

Events industry figures had welcomed the fresh talks between the union and the airline, following 22 days of strikes this year.

The threat of another series of strikes at Christmas looms if agreement cannot be reached on the deal.

Despite the industrial action this year, and the volcanic ash cloud, BA has recorded £116m post-tax profits in the past six months.

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