Latest News
  • NEW BASSA WEBSITE
    Date: 02 Oct 2017

    The work on the BASSA servers has been completed and we are pleased to present to you, the new refreshed BASSA website. It has been 6 years since we have done major work on the website and the time to refresh it was now. With this new website it will be much easier to access

  • Monarch
    Date: 02 Oct 2017
  • Message from the BARP Trustee
    Date: 28 Sep 2017

    Last week, BA launched a consultation with employees about future pension benefits. This is an important subject. As Trustee of BARP, we’d encourage you to take time to understand what is being proposed and consider taking advice on what the proposed changes mean for you. Please see the email sent by Maria Da Cunha on

  • Message from the NAPS Trustee
    Date: 28 Sep 2017

    Dear NAPS member, Thank you for your enquiry regarding British Airways’ (BA) ongoing pension consultation. We, the NAPS Trustee, would like to be clear that the Trustee had no role in the informal consultation held between BA and the trade unions. The NAPS Trustee was made aware of the detail of BA’s proposals for closure

  • Pension Closure
    Date: 08 Sep 2017

    The worst kept secret is no more. BA has now announced their intention to close NAPS. Ed Sabisky (Unite Financial officer) and his team have worked tirelessly on our behalf to find ways to convince British Airways that keeping the pension scheme open was a sustainable option, to that end they were unsuccessful. BA has determined that closing the scheme to future

  • Unions demand urgent talks over British Airways pension closure
    Date: 08 Sep 2017

    Responding to today’s (Thursday 7 September) announcement by British Airways that it intends to close its main defined benefit pension scheme (NAPS), Unite and GMB issued the following statement: “Unite and GMB within British Airways must express on behalf of our members and in the strongest possible terms, both our dismay and bitter disappointment at

  • Hats Off
    Date: 23 Jul 2017

    MF dispute latest- Here’s what we know. The dispute looks set to continue into next month, unless a breakthrough can be achieved. The dispute centres around the sanctions (loss of travel and bonuses) unjustly applied against those who took action in the first round of the dispute over pay and something of a Mexican standoff