BA cabin crew

“I live by myself. Flying has been my life for 30 years. I have nothing else in my life, flying was my life, we are a family. I am sinking into a serious depression and have contacted my GP, even though I did not want to at a time like this, when they are inundated with Covid-19 cases. I never dreamt we would be treated this way. It’s insensitive corporate greed taking advantage of a terrible situation. They are destroying the company I love and the brand of BA, our flag carrier. This is the ultimate betrayal.” Dave, BA crew member

Dave, BA cabin crew

Sadly, Dave is not the only one. A recent survey BA cabin crew found that 96% had mental health issues. Read the survey here.

After a whole year of being back in a happy place, everything BA have proposed has caused me to go back on anti depressants. They have no care in the world as to how this is going to affect people’s lives when they get made redundant with only the equivalent of 2 weeks pay.

BA cabin crew, from the BASSA mental health survey

I feel so completely overwhelmed with the situation that British Airways has put us in. I feel I am struggling to hold it all together although I have to as I have a six year old to look after. I feel guilty for not being the mum I should be due to the fear for our families future BA has put upon us.
Some days I can barely bear to drag myself out of bed. I am heartbroken!

BA cabin crew, from the BASSA mental health survey

My mum had a stroke in July and I am currently supporting her re hab in a residential home setting.

If the BA cuts go ahead I will no longer be in a position to fund her rehab.

I will be unable to meet my mortgage payments

My mum had a stroke in July and I am currently supporting her rehab in a residential home setting. If the BA cuts go ahead I will no longer be in a position to fund her rehab. I will be unable to meet my mortgage payments. The stress I feel is unreal as we’ll as the worry of covid impacting vulnerable people in my family

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