London Heathrow Airport Strikes Suspended

BIFA are advised that the first of the strikes scheduled for the 26th and 27th July 2019 have been suspended, whilst the latest pay offer is considered.

As declared by Heathrow, " Heathrow is pleased that Unite decided on 24th of July to put our revised offer to colleagues and to pause industrial action on 26th and 27th July".

However, Unite the union plans to take industrial strike action at Heathrow on 5th and 6th of August 2019, and 23rd and 24th of August 2019, and this may impact our Air Freight shipments.

At Universe, we are committed to mitigating and preventing the possible strikes affecting our customer's shipments, and we will be taking every measure to ensure business as usual from our operations. For all clients whose shipments may be affected, we'll be contacting you individually with a course of action best suited to the circumstances as they develop.


Date: 27 July 2019

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