BA Strike Update: British Airways Posts FAQ

The Times is reporting that air fares have soared by over 300 percent on certain routes following the British Airways strike announcement this week.

The prices have been pushed up by passengers booking a diminishing number of flights for holidays over Christmas and the New Year.

The worst affected destinations, where flights are either fully booked or astronomically expensive, include New York, the Caribbean and Australia.

BA is still attempting to halt strike action in court. Currently, strikes are set for 12 consecutive days from December 22, but in the meantime not all passengers are heeding advice from the airline to wait and see, with some rushing to book alternative flights. Read more...

Meanwhile, BA has posted a list of answers to common questions passengers might have about the strike.