“It is essential that if BA and BALPA do not reach an agreement, the company would try to impose changes by ending the employment of all pilots and offering individuals new contracts with new conditions. We cannot begin to describe the extent of the disappointment and anger this has caused.┬áThis only summarizes your complete and total lack of knowledge about what you are saying. For the purposes of tendering or seniority, British Airways does not have a seniority qualification. The only two factors we use for seniority are: 1) where we work on the aircraft. 2) Priority to staff travel. Someone who has spent five minutes or fifty years in the company has the same access to travel. 42 days of leave per year. 5 days, 3 days off. Across the Atlantic, JetBlue and the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) also reached an agreement in July. The exact terms of the agreement were not disclosed, although they are not supposed to be related to rates of pay or work rules. Regardless of the exact terms, the agreement means that no JetBlue pilot will be fired “under any circumstances” before May 1, 2021. A vote by British Airways pilots was reached today after the dispute over payment and terms of sale. Members of the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA), employed by BA, voted by almost 9 to 1 in favour of adopting the final agreement proposed by ACAS and recommended by BALPA and its BA representatives.

The deal comes just one day after British Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented a “winter savings plan” that included a new Job Support Scheme. This may or may not have been a determining factor. Isn`t it just pose? They will likely agree on a more reasonable deal, but BA must come out with strong threats for the union to accept (and have political cover to accept) that might otherwise be unacceptable. 1. These cabin and cockpit crews with “Legacy-Contractrn” are not sure of the majority of the workforce, otherwise the whole company will be bankrupt before! 2. I still believe that there are and will be appropriate agreements between the company and the unions on the remuneration and long-standing “privileges” of workers. But more importantly, I know I`m repeating myself, not NOW, where most of us or all of us are fighting not only to bring food to our table, but also deeply concerned about our health/lives…