Lufthansa traffic up marginally in Mar-2011; British Airways strike deadline looms.
British Airways and Unite will have until 17-Apr-2011 to reach an agreement to end the threat of strike action by cabin crew over the Easter holiday period. Unite has until 17-Apr-2011 to announce industrial action in line with legal requirements following a ballot concluded on 28-Mar-2011.
easyJet announced it will trial a new initiative across three Scottish airports to help attract more business travellers. The trial will include fast-track security at Edinburgh and Aberdeen airports for passengers who purchase speedy boarding or hold an Easyjet plus card. It will also come as standard for anyone who books through a travel management company. The trial will also be introduced at Glasgow Airport during Apr-2011.
Selected European airline share price movements (% change): 11-Apr-2011