LONDON Dec 18 Talks aimed at averting a planned
Christmas strike by British Airways cabin crew will be
held on Monday, conciliation service Acas said.
Last week, British Airways said the Unite trade union had
called a strike involving one of its five cabin crew fleets on
Christmas Day and Boxing Day (Dec. 26).
The union said last week that thousands of cabin crew had
voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action in a dispute
"BA and Unite have accepted our invitation to attend
conciliation talks in respect of the cabin crew dispute tomorrow
morning," a spokeswoman for Acas said.
(Reporting by Kylie MacLellan. Editing by Jane Merriman)