BMED (a franchising partner of British Airways), engaged in servicing the flights Baku-London-Baku in the name of British Airways, said that it will offer the whole spectrum of services during troubles which might be trigered by a possible walkout of the employees, a source in BMED informed Trend today.
Air stewards and stewardesses of British Airways have intentions to hold a three-day strike since January 29 to January 31 due to the recent failure in the negotiations between the management of the company and its trade union. The negotiations are going on.
Representatives of Trade Union T&G say that if a way-out of the existing situation is not found, other two three-day strike will be held in February, 2007.
Stewards of British Airways say that the system of paying sick-lists introduced a year and a half ago forces them to work even in unhealthy condition. For its part, the leadership of British Airways say that the new system is intended for counteracting with a numerous cases of work due to unhealthy condition.