Airport workers' strike could disrupt Christmas flights

Airport workers' strike could disrupt Christmas flights

Stansted, Luton and Gatwick staff to join BA cabin crew in taking action over festive weekend

Holiday flights could be disrupted by more industrial action as 1,500 baggage handlers, check-in staff and cargo crew working at 18 airports across the UK are set to strike over the Christmas weekend.

Members of the Unite union employed by Swissport, who work on behalf of airlines at airports including Stansted, Luton, Gatwick, Leeds-Bradford, Manchester, Cardiff, Belfast, Glasgow and Edinburgh, intend to walk out for 48 hours on 23 and 24 December. Cargo workers at Heathrow could also take action.

Related: More than 2,500 BA cabin crew could go on strike over Christmas

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Source: Guardian Transport

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