April 19, 2024

The safety employees strike at London Heathrow Terminal 5 continues this month for added 8 days.

You’ll be able to count on attainable delays on Could 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 25, 26 & 27, and the First Wing Safety is probably going closed, like in the course of the earlier strike interval.

British Airways (the airline at Terminal 5) is sending out the next e-mail to passengers:

Your upcoming journey is nearly right here and we are able to’t wait to welcome you on board. We’re sorry to say that Heathrow Airport has knowledgeable us that its safety employees will likely be participating in industrial motion when you find yourself as a consequence of journey however don’t fear, we’re working carefully with them to assist make sure you journey as deliberate.

Please comply with these high tricks to make everybody’s journey by way of the airport smoother.

1. Examine in on-line from 24 hours earlier than your flight departs. You’ll be able to obtain the British Airways app to get your digital boarding move and go straight to the self-serve bag drop desks, when you have checked baggage. Study extra.

2. Double-check your baggage allowance and don’t overlook to go away some room in your case for all these souvenirs and purchasing. See what you possibly can take in your flight right here.

3. Please take as few gadgets of hand baggage as you possibly can. Throughout this busy journey interval you possibly can examine in your hand baggage freed from cost.

4. Plan to reach on the airport in good time. Three hours forward of a long-haul flight and two hours forward of a short-haul flight, however not earlier than this.


There have been minimal disruptions over the last strike interval when the airport might discover alternate employees to fill the positions adequately.

The First Wing was open in the course of the earlier strike, however the First Wing safety was not. So you possibly can examine in there, however then you should undergo the same old safety.

I’m going to London this week and can take Eurostar out on Monday.