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British Airways cancels thousands flights two weeks before next strike

Christian Fernsby |
British Airways has started cancelling flights ahead of another strike by pilots on September 27.

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Thousands of passengers have received emails offering them a full refund or the option to rebook on an alternative date or airline.

A BA spokeswoman said the decision to cancel flights had been made 'to give customers as much certainty as possible'.

She added: "We are very sorry that Balpa's actions will affect thousands more travel plans. We urge them to call off their strike and return to negotiations."

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