A labor union for All Nippon Airways pilots and flight engineers decided Tuesday to resume a strike on June 23.
An ANA Crew Association spokesman said the union will continue negotiations over a new wage system until that date. The strike, which will target international flights using Boeing 747-400 aircraft, will exclude trips between Tokyo and Paris.
The union opposes a new pay system introduced in April through which management intends to have pay reflect actual hours in flight, instead of paying a flat 65-hour allowance. The union’s decision came after it rejected management’s compromise offer Monday to guarantee flight allowances for 600-hour flights a year over a three-year transitional period.
In a press statement, the union criticized the management offer as one-sided. The union, which has more than 1,500 members, carried out a 15-day strike of some international flights in April but suspended it when the Golden Week holidays began.
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