British Airways Cancels Nearly All Flights Worldwide

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British Airways on Monday announced that it has been forced to cancel more than 1,500 flights from UK airports due to a strike by pilots.

According to reports, British Airways pilots are on strike over wages and allowances dispute, described to be the biggest strike in the airline’s 100-year history.

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The 48-hour strike was announced by the British Airlines Pilot Association (BALPA), stating that the pilots would be on strike on September 9 and 10.

In a statement Monday, the airline said it had “no way of predicting how many (pilots) would come to work or which aircraft they are qualified to fly.”

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Adding that as a result, it had “no option but to cancel nearly 100%” of its flights.

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