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Almost 300,000 passengers have their travel plans cancelled as British Airways pilots are on strike for the first time in 100-year history.

Almost 300,000 passengers have had their travel plans plunged into chaos today as British Airways pilots walked out on strike for the first time in the British flag-carrier’s 100-year history.

The airline announced the cancellation of ‘almost 100 per cent’ of its 1,700 scheduled flights after British Airline Pilots Association (Balpa) staff downed tools at midnight in a long-running row over pay and perks. They will not return to work until Wednesday. (more…)

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