Leaders of Unite the union have confirmed that the strike action scheduled for Aberdeen Airport on Friday June 28th is called off.
Unite have called off the strike action set for tomorrow, June 27th at Aberdeen Airport.
Strike action will now go ahead at Aberdeen Airport on 27th and 28th of June starting at 6am and continuing until 10 am.
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.
Unite members supported strike action by 88.3% on a 79.5% turnout.