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Please remember that BASSA membership is available to British Airways Cabin Crew Only.

Welcome to
the BASSA members’ website

The British Airlines Stewards and Stewardesses Association( BASSA) is a Branch of UNITE the Union exclusively for British Airways Eurofleet and Worldwide cabin crew.
Our membership is over 8,000 , which makes us the second largest branch in the British Trade Union movement .

BASSA is an active, progressive and professional Union, which is staffed by elected representatives, all of whom work as British Airways cabin crew. Reps are a equitable blend of experiences and those new to the role and a good balance of Main Crew, Pursers/CSL’s and CSD’s. Thus ensuring all voices and opinions are heard.

Your Reps are involved in every aspect of the day to day working life of Cabin Crew, including pay, pensions, rosters and scheduling, hotels, all our working agreements and our conditions of employment.

BASSA also represents its members interests on regional, national and international bodies on such issues as Equalities, Cabin Air Toxicity, Employment rights, legislation in Europe on Aviation issues, Heathrow expansion, IAG Works council, just to name a few.

BASSA have offices in UNITE house on the Bath Road at Heathrow, where there is a solicitor present five days a week. We also have two offices in Terminal 5 at Heathrow. In addition there are emergency phone lines which are manned 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

We also have a variety of social media platforms to inform BASSA members and the wider world of news and developments.

BASSA is highly respected throughout the Aviation world for its strength, tenacity and professionalism. Which is a testament to all our members past and present and all our reps, past and present.

A very warm welcome to BASSA .

Sean Beatty – BASSA Chairman
Adrian Smith – BASSA Branch Secretary

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