Airways’ passengers face a second day of delays after staff shortages and
technical problems forced the airline to cancel 25 flights at Heathrow.
of Monday’s cancellations were short-haul flights, which were hit when BA
failed to open check-in desks due to a lack of staff. Ten of today’s flights
have been cancelled.
which has just averted a major strike, said it is currently recruiting 60 more
company’s management is trying to resolve the delays by offering "very
large inducements" to staff to work overtime, according to reports.
the weekend, the airline struck a pay deal with the union representing check-in
staff and baggage handlers, narrowly averting an August Bank Holiday strike.