Tuesday, November 29, 2011

U.K. Work Stoppage Update Expected for November 30

Trade unions in the United Kingdom, including Border Agency workers, are expected to hold a work stoppage on Wednesday, November 30, 2011. United and Continental currently do not anticipate any flight cancellations; however, customers traveling to/through airports in the U.K. may experience significant arrival delays, including immigration processing wait times up to several hours. London Heathrow (LHR) is expected to be impacted the most, but delays are possible at all U.K. airports mentioned below:

· Aberdeen/Dyce, Scotland (ABZ)

· Birmingham, England (BHX)

· Edinburgh, Scotland (EDI)

· Glasgow, Scotland (GLA)

· Leeds/Bradford, England (LBA)

· London-Gatwick, England (LGW)

· London-Heathrow, England (LHR)

· Manchester, England (

Please check with each airline's website for more information.