08.10.2015

Baggage scanners plan further weekend strike at Stansted Airport

stansted.jpgBaggage scanners plan further weekend strike at Stansted Airport

GMB members who operate the security scanners for checked in luggage at Stansted Airport will take further strike action this weekend.

Around 30 employees are expected to take industrial action on Saturday, October 10, and on Sunday October 11 in a dispute over pay.

The strike begins at 3.45am on Saturday and continues until 1.45pm on Sunday.

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PIA pilots union suspends strike for two days, flight operations resume

pakistan.jpgPIA pilots union suspends strike for two days, flight operations resume

Pakistan International Airlines was able to resume its normal operations on Wednesday, almost five days after a tense standoff with the Pakistan Airline Pilots Association (PALPA), after the pilots’ union announced that it was calling off its protest until Friday following the Senate’s standing committee’s assurance that their just demands would be considered by the government.

“We have decided to honour the words of the Senate’s standing committee and its Chairman Senator Talha Mahmood and called off our protest till Friday.

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