Passengers on flights out of Melbourne airport could face major delays, as workers refuse to refuel planes for 24 hours.
Travellers on a number of airlines including Qantas could be looking at service disruptions as domestic and international flights are impacted by the strike from 4am on Wednesday.
The Transport Workers Union has told refuelling company Rivet that their workers will strike over pay negotiations.
Workers who refuel planes including Qantas and DHL flights will strike for 24 hours. Picture: NCA NewsWire / Nicholas Eagar
While Qantas accounts for roughly 60 per cent of Rivet‘s refuelling work the company also services freight carrier DHL as well as international airlines Singapore Airlines, Qatar Airways, and Cathay Pacific.
It comes after 12 months of discussions over increasing workloads, attracting new staff and demands for higher pay.
NCA NewsWire has contacted Qantas for comment.
More to come.
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