[BBC News] Baggage handlers at Stansted Airport in Essex were due to begin a four-day strike over the Jubilee weekend.

Handling firm Swissport said contingency plans had been made.  Phot: wikipedia

Handling firm Swissport said contingency plans had been made. Photo: Wikipedia

Swissport workers were due to walk out at 05:30 BST and are not scheduled to return until 05:29 BST on Wednesday in a dispute over working patterns.

Talks to avert the action broke down on Friday. Workers also staged walk-outs in the dispute last month.

Richard Prince, general manager of Swissport Stansted, said passengers should not be disrupted.

The firm, which handles flights for Ryanair, Thomas Cook, Thomson, Atlasjet and BelleAir, said contingency plans had been made, including bringing in staff from its other bases.

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BBC News
2 June 2012


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