BALPA


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BALPA

(ˈbælpə)
n acronym for
(Aeronautics) British Airline Pilots' Association
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BALPA

[ˈbælpə] N ABBR =British Airline Pilots' AssociationSEPLA m
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Ryanair confirmed that they have invited the pilot trade union to meet to resume negotiations, on multiple occasions to 'call off these unsupported and failed pilot strikes', but BALPA have 'refused' to accept these invitations.
There were indications on Wednesday that the two sides could get together in a bid to resolve the dispute, but Balpa issued a statement saying no talks were planned.
Balpa general secretary Brian Strutton said: "It's disappointing Mr Cruz has not replied.
There were indications on Wednesday that the two sides could resolve the dispute but Balpa said no talks are planned.
The airline told customers: "We have been working with the pilots' union, Balpa, to reach an agreement on pay We are now making changes to our schedule.
Release date- 23082019 - It is completely unacceptable that BALPA is destroying the travel plans of tens of thousands of our customers with this unjustifiable strike action.
(https://www.bbc.com/news/business-49451142) BALPA has stated that these strikes are a "last resort" measure to overcome pay disputes with the company's management.
A company statement said: "It is completely unacceptable that Balpa is destroying the plans of tens of thousands of our customers with this unjustifiable strike action."
BA said: "It is completely unacceptable that Balpa is destroying the travel plans of tens of thousands of our customers with this unjustifiable strike action."
A ballot in favour of industrial action is valid until January, and Balpa warned more strike dates may be announced if the row is not resolved.
In a statement, Balpa said: "Over several days of ACAS talks BALPA put forward a number of packages that we believe would have resolved this dispute without a strike, and which we could have recommended to our members for acceptance prior to strike action.