Strikes at Heathrow Airport could disturb travel to UK in May for Coronation

Strikes at Heathrow Airport could disturb travel to UK in May for Coronation

Travellers coming to the UK for King Charles’s Coronation in May could face some griming time at Heathrow Airport, because of the Heathrow Strike.

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Airport security staff at Heathrow Airport are going on strike on dates 4th-10th May and 25th- 27th May and this could disrupt access to London. Airport staff is striking because of their ongoing pay dispute with the authorities.

The Unite Union stated that their strike could lead to massive chaos at Heathrow Airport for the travellers coming for the royal Coronation of the King. Around 1400 security personnel were involved in the pay dispute. Heathrow Airport is the prime gateway to London, and strikes like this at such a prominent Gateway can cause massive blunders.

British Royal Family has been fancied and adored by millions of people all over the globe, thus many people are excited to be in the royal city during this wondrous event. A strike like this on Heathrow could be catastrophic.

According to some of the reports, Heathrow Authorities are in talks with the security union for months now and they offered a 10% hike in their salaries since the beginning of 2023 but the latest reports are stating that the union is demanding a further £1,150 hike this year.

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According to the authorities Heathrow Airport Strike majorly involves the security guards at Terminal 5, however other members of the union have voted against this strike.

If you are planning to travel to London during these dates, then brace yourself for some hustle at the terminal. But Total Transfer Taxis assure to ease your hassles outside the terminal with our premium and affordable taxi services.