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More Glasgow and Aberdeen airport strikes

Glasgow Airport staff Image copyright Unite
Image caption Unite members at the two sites walked out at both airports from 04:00 until 16:00

The second of two 12-hour strikes has gone ahead at Glasgow and Aberdeen airports.

The move followed stalled talks between the AGS Airports group and the Unite union over pay and pensions.

The first strike took place on Friday. Unite members at Glasgow Airport will stage further strikes on June 14, 21 and 24.

Strikers included security staff, fire and operations teams - but not check-in or baggage handlers.

AGS Airports, which owns the airports, said it was "business as usual".

In a statement, AGS said: "We are very pleased that the contingency plans we put in place ensured it was a case of business as usual at both airports.

"We have kept our airports open ensuring thousands of passengers and hundreds of flights have been able to travel and operate safely."

During Friday's strike, passengers experienced security and flight delays.

The union claims the company closed the consultation process on pensions on 24 May, as it attempted to close a defined benefit pension scheme.

This, they say, broke an Acas Agreement made in 2016 to keep the scheme open to existing members.

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