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Cathay Pacific asks passengers to postpone travel to London on 30 November due to UK Border Agency strike action

25 Nov 2011

Cathay Pacific Airways today called on passengers who have booked flights scheduled to arrive in or depart from London on Wednesday, 30 November to postpone their travel due to anticipated industrial action by public workers, including the UK Border Agency.

An airline spokesperson said: “We have received notification from the British Airports Authority that customers travelling to or from London’s Heathrow airport on 30 November may be affected by the planned strike action. While we hope to operate our regular schedule, customers may experience prolonged delays awaiting Immigration processing and there may even be the possibility of flight diversions.”

The airline will waive all rebooking charges for Cathay Pacific tickets issued worldwide on or before 25 November for travel on the following flights. Full details are available at www.cathaypacific.com.

Hong Kong to London:
CX251 on 29 November and CX255, CX257 and CX253 on 30 November

London to Hong Kong:
CX252, CX250, CX256 and CX254 on 30 November

(All times local)

Customers are advised to enter their contact details in the Manage Booking function on the airline’s website to ensure they receive the latest flight updates via SMS or email.