Those optimistic souls who hope and pray for a last minute peace deal between Unite and British Airways (BA) will be bitterly disappointed.
Even if a peace deal is negotiated today, there will still be chaos tomorrow when the strike begins. A full BA schedule cannot be reinstated in time for tomorrow.
To add to travel woes in the UK, the dinosaurs in the RMT (under the leadership of Crowe) have decreed that Easter rail services will be disrupted by strikes.
Crowe has told the public not to bother booking rail travel during Easter.