Majority of Mumbai-London Flights Cancelled As British Airways' Pilots Go On Strike

According to a statement issued by British Airways, over two lakh people were due to travel on September 9 and 10.

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For the first time in the history of British Airways, which was established in 1974, the pilots have called for a strike. The British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) had a heated argument with the authorities over increase in pay to which the authorities disagreed leading BALPA to call for a strike on Monday, September 9 which went on to Tuesday, September 10.

Due to this, almost all Mumbai-London flights have been cancelled. According to a statement issued by British Airways, over two lakh people were due to travel on September 9 and 10. British Airways has further stated that it would lead 'as many customers as possible' to rebook on other flights or offer refunds. 

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British Airways has tweeted, sympathising with the frustration of customers after BALPA's strike. After trying for several months to resolve the dispute, they regret the inconvenience it has caused. They further said that they're ready and willing to return to talks with BALPA. You can check their flight updates - here 

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