EasyJet, BALPA Clash Over UK Base Closures

EasyJet is ceasing all operations from London Southend, where it serves 21 leisure destinations.
Credit: Nigel Howarth / Aviation Week
LONDON—UK LCC easyJet is to close three UK bases at London Southend, London Stansted and Newcastle triggering protests from pilots’ union BALPA and further potential redundancies at airports operator and ground handling provider Stobart Group. On Aug. 17, BALPA said easyJet had “unilaterally” shut...

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