An overtime ban in place by drivers in the Aslef union will compound the effects of a two-day strike on #Southern services by RMT conductors starting on Monday.
Southern saw the complete cancellation of its train services on Friday, for the third day in a week. About 300,000 passengers were affected when Southern cancelled all its 2,242 weekday services.
Virgin Atlantic pilots voted to take industrial action short of a strike in a row over union recognition, and will work “strictly to contract” from 23 December. That news came after the announcement earlier this week that #Post Office workers would stage five days of strikes in the run-up to Christmas.
British Airways cabin crew based at Heathrow airport announced on Friday that they are to strike on Christmas Day and Boxing Day in a dispute over pay and conditions.
A fresh wave of strikes will hit Britain in the final week before Christmas, with 1,500 check-in staff and baggage handlers at 18 airports preparing to walk out and rail operator Southern warning of severe disruption when conductors do the same.