UK-based long-haul specialist Virgin Atlantic plans to seek a legal injunction against members of its pilot workforce taking strike action over Christmas. Members of the Professional Pilots Union (PPU) have said they intend to strike from Dec. 22-25 in support of their demand for recognition by the company. The PPU makes up about one-third of Virgin’s 1,000 pilots, although only around half of that figure voted for the industrial action. On Dec. 16, the PPU said that—apart from ...

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