Virgin Atlantic Airways cabin staff represented by Unite voted with a 71% majority to conduct two 48-hr. strikes, the first beginning at 6 a.m. on Jan. 9 and the second at 6 a.m. on Jan. 16. "Their pay lags behind many other airlines who fly the same business and holiday routes," Unite said, claming that British Airways flight attendants earn up to £10,000 ($20,087) more per year flying comparable routes. Unite members last month rejected a 4.8% pay raise. The airline said it intends to ...

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