News

Lufthansa Cancels Over 500 Flights

Lufthansa Cancels Over 500 Flights

Lufthansa cancelled over 500 flights today, including much of the morning’s domestic and European flight schedule, due to strikes by ground staff at airports across Germany. The walkouts started today (Thursday 21st March) at 03.00 GMT and continued until late morning.

Lufthansa Strike

The Verdi union and Lufthansa are to meet tomorrow (Friday) to discuss Verdi’s demand for a 5.2% increase over the next year for 33,000 Lufthansa employees. Verdi says Lufthansa’s call for a two-year pay freeze until January 2015 and the extension of the work week by an hour is unacceptable.

Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

News

NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 52 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 42 years.

More in News

CAR Issues Regulation Notice Regarding Sindaco Ltd

Neil SteedmanJuly 20, 2018

Three Airports Welcome Norwegian 2019 Summer Schedule

Neil SteedmanJuly 20, 2018

Aegean Airlines is Skytrax Best Regional Airline in Europe 2018

Michael FloodJuly 20, 2018

Bangkok from €549, Sydney from €1,120 in Emirates July Sale

Neil SteedmanJuly 18, 2018

Lufthansa to Go Five Daily on Dublin-Frankfurt

Neil SteedmanJuly 18, 2018

Singapore Airlines Voted World’s Best Airline at Skytrax Awards

Neil SteedmanJuly 18, 2018

Finnair Extends ATTS Contract to Represent Airline in Northern Ireland

Michael FloodJuly 17, 2018

George Best to Overlook Donegall Square from New Belfast Hotel Rooftop

Neil SteedmanJuly 17, 2018

New Air France Business Lounge at Paris-CDG

Neil SteedmanJuly 17, 2018

Copyright © 2016 Belgrave Group Limited, C4 Nutgrove Office Park, Nutgrove Avenue, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14, Ireland