British Airways (BA) on July 23 failed in a legal attempt to block a planned strike action by pilots, but immediately said it intends to appeal the decision. A High Court in London rejected BA’s call to scrap the results of the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) vote, saying the union’s member ballot for industrial action had been conducted correctly and the results should stand. The ballot produced a 93% vote in favor of a strike over a pay claim. BALPA general ...

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