Strikes in Britain Not Affecting Travel

CNN is reporting that thousands of British teachers, air traffic controllers, customs officers and other public sector workers are on strike today, causing potential chaos for travelers.

Workers are marching in many British cities, including London, where thousands of strikers marched peacefully in the center of the city, their route taking them near the prime minister's office at 10 Downing Street.

Four unions have told their members to stop work over planned government changes to the pension system.

The Telegraph is reporting that "things are running smoothly" at Gatwick Airport, although there are delays of up to 20 minutes at immigration. Other airports are reportedly unaffected.

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