BA slashes prices on flights

British Airways is offering reduced price tickets on flights in a bid to fill seats after the threat of strikes by cabin crew was averted.

Cabin crew had planned three walkouts - one of which was due to take place on Tuesday and Wednesday this week - in a dispute over pay and sickness, but these were called off on Monday.

However, BA was left with thousands of empty seats on flights as travellers made other arrangements ahead of the planned strikes.

Commenting on the decision, BA Head of Sales Andrew Crawley said: "Now the strike has been called off we have decided to further reduce many of our air fares so air travellers can take advantage of the higher than usual seat availability over the coming weeks at excellent prices."


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