BA strike hits passenger numbers

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The number of passengers British Airways carried in May fell by 14.2% from a year ago, as the impact of cabin crew strikes hit the airline.

The last 14 days of May were affected by industrial activity as members of the Unite union staged walk-outs in a row over pay and travel perks.

The strikes cut passenger capacity by about 6%, BA added. The financial impact of the strikes continues “at some £7m per day”, the airline said.

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