BA pins survival hopes on discretionary salary cuts
- Concords pilots up in arms. // Travel Weekly: The Choice of Travel Professionals;9/1/2003, Issue 1683, p3
British Airways PLC (BA) is facing another rebellion, this time from Concorde pilots in Great Britain. They are furious that bosses have decided to exclude them from the aircraft's series of farewell flights planned for this month and October, preferring to have them flown by its three most...
- More BA cuts on way. Noakes, Gary // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;2/18/2002, Issue 2501, p5
Discusses the actions taken by British Airways, an airline company in Great Britain, to cut its distribution costs. Information on its reduction of payments to agents; Overview of its pricing strategy for airline fares; Layoffs at the airline.
- BA warned over cost-cutting measures. // Personnel Today;2/3/2004, p6
Great Britain-based trade unions have warned British Airways PLC (BA) that the airline's cost-cutting measures must not include compulsory redundancies, and should recognise the value added by staff, who have delivered aroundÂ£ 700m in savings since 2001. BA said it would cut costs byÂ£ 300m...
- BA staff show Blitz spirit. McCarthy, Tony // People Management;7/30/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 16, p8
The author comments on the decision by British Airways (BA) employees to agree to a range of voluntary pay cut options created by the airline to mitigate the effects of the economic challenge it faces. The options were created after employees did not agree to an offer of unpaid leave of a month...
- OpenSkies tickets on sale as Balpa calls off walkout. // Travel Weekly (UK);5/30/2008, p8
The article reports that OpenSkies, a subsidiary of British Airways PLC, went on sale for its tickets after Balpa, a union of pilots has cancelled its strike. The union has neglected its warning to strike because they are worried about the series of appeals which would only delay the verdict.....
- BA pilots threaten pensions strike. // Travel Weekly: The Choice of Travel Professionals;3/3/2006, Issue 1810, p3
This article reports that British Airways PLC faces another summer of costly and damaging strikes if disgruntled pilots confirm their threat to take industrial action to protect their pension entitlements. A meeting between airline bosses and union representatives, due this week, was postponed....
- News Breaks. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/22/2007, Vol. 166 Issue 4, p29
This article states that the British Airways and the Transport and General Workers Union are in negotiations to try to avoid a strike by cabin staff. Workers voted overwhelmingly in favor of industrial action over concerns about the airline's sickness absence policies and pay grading.
- Airline accused of running `beauty contest' for union. Walsh, Jennie // People Management;04/02/98, Vol. 4 Issue 7, p9
Reports on British Airways subsidiary low-fare airline Go's plan to select a labor union that will represent its cabin crew and ground personnel. Airline industry unions' protest against the plan.
- UP IN THE AIR. // People Management;11/19/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 24, p12
The article reports that the cabin crews of British Airways who are connected with the trade union, Unite have voted on whether or not to hold a strike to oppose changes to working patterns in Great Britain. British Airways expressed its commitment to push through with the changes despite any...