United Kingdom strike action expected to cause delays


Strike action is currently planned by the Public and Commercial Services union in the United Kingdom beginning at midnight on Wednesday 20 March until midnight on Thursday 21 March at London Heathrow and from 0630hrs Wednesday 20 March until 0630hrs on Thursday 21 March at Manchester Airport, UK time. The planned action will involve UK Border Agency staff.

Customers travelling to and from the UK during this period may experience some delays at the airport upon arrival and are advised to arrive at the airport early if they are claiming VAT.

Singapore Airlines expects to operate all UK flights on 20 and 21 March as scheduled, however, we seek our customers' understanding under the circumstances and offer our apologies in advance should delays be experienced.

Last updated 19 March 2013, 2300hrs (GMT +8)