Virgin pilots balloted over industrial action

The Financial Times reports that Virgin Atlantic’s largest pilots’ union — which the airline has yet to recognise — has started to ballot its members about industrial action that could lead to strikes over Christmas.

The Professional Pilots Union said anger at the airline’s recent review of pilot benefits was “merely a symptom” of its dissatisfaction with “the continued broken industrial landscape” within Virgin.

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