London Heathrow Airport cancels 172 flights before workers strike



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LONDON (AP) – Heathrow Airport has canceled 172 flights Monday and Tuesday amid strike plans by thousands of workers. 19659019] Members of the Unite union rejected the overwhelming airports 7.3% salary increase offer.

The airport says it has asked airlines to consolidate flights and reserve passengers on alternative services in advance. Passengers are also asked to contact the airlines to seek the most up-to-date information.

Safety is also expected to take longer than usual, and passengers are asked to prepare.

Union leaders are set to meet Heathrow's leadership on Saturday after talks left late at night on Friday.

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