The Transport & General Workers Union agreed to cancel the first 24 hr. of next week's three-day British Airways cabin crew strike (ATWOnline, Jan. 23) "as a goodwill gesture to allow more time for further negotiations" and "after the personal intervention" of BA CEO Willie Walsh. BA flight attendants still are prepared to walk off the job on Jan. 30 and Jan. 31 and for three-day periods beginning Feb. 5 and Feb. 12 unless a deal is reached. Walsh called the postponement "a small step ...

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