Strike action will now go ahead at Aberdeen Airport on 27th and 28th of June starting at 6am and continuing until 10 am.
“The reality is that the latest approach by Aberdeen Airport does not significantly take us forward in any way.”
Two further dates of industrial action at Aberdeen Airport will take place on 27th and 28th of June both from 6 a.m. until 10 a.m.
“The Scottish Government owns HIAL, but the Transport Secretary has been posted missing during these negotiations.”
The ballot opens today, the 12th of June and closes on the 28th of June.
The strike scheduled for June 12th by air traffic controllers at HIAL airports has been suspended.
Local MSP Rhoda Grant, Labour has stepped in to defend air traffic controllers
“We did not want to have to take this action today, but our members have lost patience with the lack of engagement from HIAL and Scottish Ministers.”
“Of course, it is for HIAL to ensure that it has contingency plans in place, and it is working to do that. “
Airports that will be directly affected are Dundee, Inverness, Wick, Kirkwall, Sumburgh, Stornoway, and Benbecula.