BA strike fears sweep UK petchem folk

The planned British Airways strike at the end of March is galvanising UK petchem folk into booking up alternative flights to and from NPRA. With the strike set for 20-22 March and 27-30 March (inclusive), it couldn’t be worse timing for conference-goers planning to get from London Heathrow to Houston on their way to NPRA’s IPC conference on 28-30 March 2010.


Disgruntled petchem Twitterers have been venting their wrath …


“British Airways has chosen the worst possible days for its strike plans … they picked exactly the right days for NPRA …”


“Classically, BA says you can cancel now, but NOT once they do schedule on Monday…by which time other airlines will be full.”


“British Airways strike will leave me stranded in Houston, Texas. Come on Mr Walsh, sort it out.”


BA said on Sunday that the flight schedules would be confirmed on Monday, and were directing complaints to the Q&A page on

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