Thomas Cook crew eye strike

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The Independent Online

Cabin crew at Thomas Cook could vote for industrial action, following the tour group's decision last month to reduce its fleet from 41 to 35 aircraft.

A total of 475 out of 534 voted in a consultative ballot to walk out over Thomas Cook's plans to axe 498 jobs, said the Unite union.

Thomas Cook Airlines, which in September started a 90-day staff consultation, said: "We're committed to continuing meaningful consultation with our people, their representatives and Unite as we look for opportunities to reduce potential job losses."