Tens of thousands of travellers booked to fly in and out of Luton Airportover the bank holiday weekend could find their journeys disrupted by a series of strikes stretching over five days. Industrial action is due to start at 7am on Friday 25 May and continue to 6.30am on Wednesday 30 May.
Members of the Unite union working in a range of posts at the Bedfordshire airport have voted to stop work in a dispute over pay and zero hours’ contracts.
Firefighters will strike for 24 hours from 7am on Friday 25 May. Menzies Aviation ground staff, including baggage handlers, plan to stop work from 3am on Saturday 26 May to 2pm on Sunday.