British Airways near reversing determination on scrapping Gatwick flights- Telegraph

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Oct 3 (Reuters) – British Airways is about to reverse its determination to scrap short-haul flights from Gatwick airport, the Telegraph reported on Sunday.

Executives of commerce union Balpa will take a brand new pay deal to pilots after re-opening talks final week within the hope that they’ll assist speedy adjustments at Gatwick airport, the Telegraph report added.

British Airways, owned by London-listed IAG (ICAG.L), introduced its plans to scrap short-haul operations in London on Sept. 23, citing pilots’ rejection of its plan to arrange a low-cost unit. learn extra

“While we have been actively pursuing alternative uses for our slots, last week Balpa asked us to resume discussions. These talks were constructive, addressed key concerns and have secured the efficiencies required,” a spokesperson for British Airways advised the Telegraph.

British Airways didn’t instantly reply to request for a remark.

Reporting by Nishit Jogi in Bengaluru; Editing by Daniel Wallis and Lisa Shumaker

British Airways aircraft are parked at the South Terminal at Gatwick Airport, in Crawley, Britain, August 25, 2021.  REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/File Photo