Page last updated at 11:39 GMT, Sunday, 21 March 2010

BA say more crews report for work at Heathrow

Passengers at Terminal 5, Heathrow Airport
Some BA flights are being operated by other airlines

British Airways has claimed enough cabin crews have reported for work at Heathrow to enable more long-haul flights to operate from Terminal 5.

"We have added additional flights into our schedule at both Heathrow and Gatwick and customers can now book on to these flights," the company said.

The Unite union has maintained aircraft are stacking up at the airport as a result of its industrial action.

It said BA was running out of stands at Terminal 5.

Striking cabin crew gathered at a football ground close to Heathrow before taking their turn on picket lines which were mounted again at a number of entrances to the airport.

All flights to and from London City Airport are expected to fly as scheduled, BA said.



Print Sponsor


SEE ALSO
BA strike hits Heathrow flights
20 Mar 10 |  London
BA fights to limit strike impact
20 Mar 10 |  Business
BA flies from Gatwick amid strike
20 Mar 10 |  Sussex
BA crew to strike as talks fail
19 Mar 10 |  Business

RELATED INTERNET LINKS
The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites



FEATURES, VIEWS, ANALYSIS
Has China's housing bubble burst?
How the world's oldest clove tree defied an empire
Why Royal Ballet principal Sergei Polunin quit

BBC iD

Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2019 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific