March 12th, 2010
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Union members representing British Airways cabin crew announced they will hold two separate strikes this month in a dispute over working conditions.

Will you be affected by a strike?
Will you be affected by a strike?

The first strike will last three days from March 20, and the next will last four days from March 27, said Len McCluskey, the assistant general secretary of the Unite union.

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There will be no strikes over the Easter period, he said. Further strikes could be called if needed, he said.

"Regrettably, management turned down a remarkable offer," McCluskey said.

British Airways, which lost hundreds of million dollars last year, responded by saying it is "extremely disappointed" with the union's decision.

The industrial action is the latest in a series of disruptions by airlines around the world.

Last month, Lufthansa was impacted by a brief strike which affected thousands of passengers around the world.

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