Qantas’s low-cost subsidiary Jetstar prepares ahead of a strike announced by the pilots union. Pilots of the Airbus A320 and Boeing 787 fleet had announced earlier this month that they will be holding a 4-hour strike on 14th and 15th December. Due to the strike, the Airline already has reported that they have stopped the sales of some flights tickets.
In latest development that was reported, Jetstar announced amendments in flight timings and cancellation of some flights as well. The decision came ahead of the limited-time strike proposed by the pilots. The strike is a result of the stalemate amendments made in the contracts. However, the union and management are negotiating to agree on mutual terms.
Australian Federation of Air Pilots AFAP, the union of Jetstar pilots will be on strikes for a period of 4 hours on December 14th and 15th. The pilots also won’t be flying any unscheduled hours after till December 20th.
Australian Low-Cost Carrier will postpone 44 flights for December 14th and 46 flights for December 15th. The airline operates an average of 350 flights a day. The airline will be facing limited delays and cancellations for its international flights but the domestic operation will be highly affected.
Qantas Group Airlines will reschedule and cater to all the affected passengers to make sure of serving the best customer service. Aircraft changes, Rescheduling of flights will take place as a result.
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