Virgin Atlantic plane at Gatwick airport

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Some Virgin Atlantic pilots will strike from 22 December to Christmas Day in a dispute over union recognition, the Skilled Pilots Union has mentioned.

The union, which represents a couple of third of pilots on the airline, mentioned it was excluded from talks over proposed adjustments to pilot advantages.

It mentioned this was the primary of a collection of 1 to four-day strikes it needs to carry till the dispute is resolved.

Virgin Atlantic mentioned it didn’t anticipate any disruption to its schedule.