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BALPA ‘fighting for every pilot job at BA’

Responding to the latest news on British Airways, BALPA General Secretary, Brian Strutton said:

“BALPA is fighting to save every pilot job at BA. The company has declined Government support claiming it is financially secure enough to survive the coronavirus crisis, so it is hard to see how these cuts can be justified.

“There are many options to ensure BA can continue its business and survive coronavirus and BALPA does not accept that job losses are the only answer. Pilots want evidence that all options have been explored fully.”

Commenting on reports that BA is pulling out of Gatwick Airport, BALPA General Secretary, Brian Strutton continued:

“As far as BALPA is aware there is no truth in the rumour that British Airways will pull out of Gatwick and there has been no indication of that from BA to us. However, it is on our list of questions to ask them.”