BA trustees granted extra £1m for appeal as costs exceed discretionary increase

James Phillips
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The cost of the discretionary increase was estimated at £12m
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The cost of the discretionary increase was estimated at £12m

Trustees of the Airways Pension Scheme (APS) have been granted permission to use more than £1m of scheme assets to fund an appeal over discretionary increases.

The approval means the case will now hit the Supreme Court for one-and-a-half days in July, as the trustees and British Airways (BA) continue to battle over the powers of the trustees. The long-running...

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