London Heathrow Industrial Action UPDATE

December 24, 2020

Further disruption expected at Heathrow

British Airways cargo workers have announced a nine day strike after failure to resolve a dispute over pay and conditions. The majority of workers are based at London Heathrow.

Strike Action will begin on Friday 25th December to 2nd January, imports into the UK will be impacted. 

London Heathrow Strike Planned during Festive Season

Crane Worldwide Logistics have been notified that there will be planned industrial action at London Heathrow Airport on the 14th, 17th and 18th December creating complications for cargo imports and exports in the lead up to the festive holidays. 

The strike action includes firefighters, engineers, operations, security and baggage staff and will impact both passenger and cargo operations in response to new contracts that have been issued by the airport. 

Cargo operations will be impacted due to the industrial action and at this busy time, we suggest you reach out to your account representative. 

Latest on Brexit

Turbulence at the borders of the United Kingdom are also expected when the Brexit transitional period comes to an end later this month. Our team in the United Kingdom are ready to support your business with customs services and bonded warehouse support. Our Brexit portal is regularly updated with all the latest news on Brexit and please don't hesitate to reach out to the team if you are experiencing dificulties, we are here to help! 

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