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23 Dec 2019 | 09:06 PM UTC

UK: Labor union plan strike at London Southend Airport (SEN) December 24-26

Union members to strike at London Southend Airport (SEN) between December 24-26; confirm flight status

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Event

Members of the GMB union representing baggage handling, security, aircraft dispatch, and flight operations staff at London Southend Airport (SEN) plan to strike on Tuesday, December 24, through Thursday, December 26. An official at SEN reportedly said that the airport has a comprehensive plan in place to minimize disruptions should the strike action go ahead. Union representatives did not announce further details as of Tuesday early morning (local time).

Flight disruptions, including delays and cancelations are possible in the coming days. 

Advice

Individuals traveling via SEN are advised to monitor the situation, confirm their flight status, contact their airline for more information, and anticipate flight disruptions.