Where am I? > Skip Navigation LinksHome > News > Virgin pilot strike called off

Virgin pilot strike called off

11 July 2011 10:03

A strike by Virgin Atlantic pilots has been called off

A strike by Virgin Atlantic pilots has been called off

To the relief of holidaymakers who will have been anxiously checking their travel insurance policy, a strike by Virgin Atlantic pilots has been called off.

The British Airline Pilots Association (Balpa) said a new offer, which it received from Virgin Atlantic, will be presented to its members for vote.

Jim McAuslan, general secretary of Balpa, said: "Pilots have never wished to inconvenience the travelling public, especially those looking forward to summer holidays."

The latest news will remove the concerns of people who are planning to go on holidays this summer.

Holidaymakers were earlier worried of facing travel disruptions after Balpa's Virgin members voted in favour of their first strike action in the airline's history in a row over pay.

Virgin Atlantic said: "The threat of strike action has now been removed and our flying schedule remains completely unaffected."

Share this on Facebook Tweet this Share this on LinkedIn Email this

Latest news

Comment with Facebook

Rothwell & Towler, Tourism House, Woodwater Park
Pynes Hill, Exeter EX2 5WS

World First is a trading name of Rothwell & Towler (2013) Ltd and is an appointed representative of Crispin Speers & Partners Ltd who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, FCA register number 311507. Travel insurance premiums and availability of cover may vary depending on individual circumstances. If you are a consumer insured (i.e. a person buying insurance wholly or mainly for personal purposes unrelated to your employment), you have a duty to take reasonable care to answer questions fully and accurately, and that any information you volunteer is not misleading. This duty exists before the cover is placed, when renewed, or altered at any time throughout the duration of the policy. If you do not do so, your Insurer may be able to void your policy from inception. Rothwell & Towler (2013) Ltd, Registered in England No. 08294942. Registered Office: St Clare House, 30-33 Minories, London EC3N 1PE.

© World First Travel Insurance 2015 | Terms of business | Terms and conditions | Site map