British Airways CEO Willie Walsh said he believes the carrier is "as prepared as we can be" for a flight attendants strike with a contingency plan including 23 aircraft wet-leased from other UK and European airlines. By next week, BA will have the aircraft and a pool of 1,000 volunteer cabin staff, including role-swapping pilots, at its disposal. During a webcast employee briefing cited by Sky News, Walsh said approximately 6,000 staff, equal to around a quarter of BA's noncabin-crew ...

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