LONDON Dec 19 British Airways said on
Monday it planned to operate a full schedule over Christmas
despite a planned strike by cabin crew.
"We are making sure that this attempt to ruin Christmas for
thousands of our customers fails," said Alex Cruz, BA's chief
"Over the weekend we have been working on detailed
contingency plans to ensure that we are able to operate our
normal flight programme from all our airports on both Christmas
Day and Boxing Day."
The announcement comes as BA holds talks at the conciliation
service Acas with the Unite union in an attempt to avert the
(Reporting by Michael Holden; editing by Stephen Addison)