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British Airways strike causes five days of flight cancellations

The British Airways strike next month is to cause at least five consecutive days of flight cancellations.BA pilots announced three days of strikes - taking place on 9, 10 and 27 September - in a dispute over pay.Despite the first strikes being on 9 and 10 September, some customers flying between the 8th and 12th have been told their flight has been cancelled - and to rebook or get a refund.One customer said their flight on 25 September had also been cancelled.Many people have said they have been unable to get through to BA to make alternative arrangements.BA says it carries 145,000 customers every day - with a fleet of more than 280 aircraft - and a BA plane takes off from somewhere in the world every 90 seconds. BA pilots announce ...