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Heathrow strike has been suspended

BA have reinstated flights

The strike planned by Heathrow Airport workers that was expected to take place today has been called off, although talks continue in anticipation to stop a further walkout tomorrow - Tuesday 6th August.

Around 2,500 workers had planned to strike on both days in a row over pay, at Britain's busiest airport.

Friday saw the cancellation of 177 flights which is approximately one in seven departures, after the Unite union rejected a pay offer.

British Airways said it will now reinstate flights from Heathrow on Monday, Air Canada said it is planning to operate its full flight schedule on Monday. Aer Lingus confirmed that it will reinstate flights, as will Etihad Airways.

The company added: "Industrial action planned for Tuesday 6 August is still in force but Etihad is committed to operating all services until a final decision is made by unions."

We believe no further delays are expected.