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The battle for British Airways

Publié par Clifford Armion le 15/12/2009

Simon Calder

"Senior British Airways managers last night warned they were in a "fight to the death" with unions over plans for an unprecedented 12-day strike by cabin crew which threatens to wreck the Christmas travel plans of over 1 million passengers.

"Virgin Atlantic, easyJet and Ryanair are set to make a fortune at the expense of BA after unions chose the nuclear option announcing a walkout from 22 December to 2 January following a 9-1 vote in favour of industrial action.

"Last night the lowest economy return fare on the world's premier intercontinental air route, Heathrow to New York JFK, on the first day of the strike, rose to £3,300. Other flights had more than doubled in price."

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"The battle for British Airways", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), décembre 2009. Consulté le 18/05/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/the-battle-for-british-airways