Threats of a two-day strike by UK airport workers that would have potentially disrupted passengers heading off for Christmas holidays have been eased. A new pay offer for the 1,500 baggage handlers, check-in staff and cargo personnel, who work at 18 UK airports, is to be put to a vote in the next few days. The move follows talks with their employer Swissport Dec.20 at the UK industrial arbitration service, Acas. The staff, members of the Unite union, had been due to strike for 48 hours on ...

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