Baggage handlers at Stansted airport are due to go on strike overnight.
Workers at Swissport are in dispute with their employers over shift patterns. They plan to walk out three days this week and the whole bank holiday weekend.
Swissport says contingency plans are in place, and they expect the airport to run as normal.
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