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Aircraft diverts during dispute

Old 24th Nov 2002, 00:20
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Good point about the security costs etc. In a similar vein, should
we sue the FBU if there is fire damage etc to one's home/business which can't be covered by the military when a non-striking fire station could have dealt with it? They are worth
a pay rise but not 40%. What they get now is because that's
what their union pegged them to after the 1977 strike. What has
the FBU been doing for the last 25 years?
Anyway. I digress.
Out of Trim,
If STN is closed then I can't see how LHR and LGW can be open.
Same strike covering ALL BAA airports.
The military are still on the streets on 28 Nov so definately cannot
cover airports.

Any guys out there know where you'll be sending your aircraft?
Have heard that Go (Easy in disguise) have been booking slots/space at LTN. Anybody operating to Cambridge instead of
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Old 24th Nov 2002, 08:19
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Silly plan laddie. Military already stretched to the limit.
Id love to see you go into a burning house or plane and see you do the pros job.
Grow up laddie.
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Old 24th Nov 2002, 11:22
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Some airlines operating through LGW have already advised ACL that they intend to fly through non-BAA airports on strike days....
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Old 24th Nov 2002, 16:40
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raf 4

If STN is closed then I can't see how LHR and LGW can be open.
I believe the reasoning is; that not all BAA Security and BAA Fireman at STN are in the TGWU. So, those not on strike could be used to back up those similarly not on strike at LHR and LGW..
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Old 24th Nov 2002, 17:24
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Just heard that the initial BAA strikes have been suspended.

More info on BBC :

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