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All-day warning strike hits air travellers in Stuttgart, Düsseldorf and Köln/Bonn

The trade Union Verdi has called on security personnel at the three airports in the battle for higher wages to a full-day warning strike. Alone in Düsseldorf in

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All-day warning strike hits air travellers in Stuttgart, Düsseldorf and Köln/Bonn
The trade Union Verdi has called on security personnel at the three airports in the battle for higher wages to a full-day warning strike. Alone in Düsseldorf information 350 of the approximately 570 take-offs and landings from a drop to the Airport. Verdi holds a collective compromise currently possible. the

passengers at the airports in Stuttgart, Düsseldorf and Köln/Bonn to set on Thursday on flight cancellations and delays. Background a one-day warning strike called by the trade Union Verdi employees of the security personnel. Tens of thousands of passengers are affected. The work stoppage has also affected other Airports: The Tegel airport in Berlin speaks of the 106 Compounds, on Thursday, relating to the more than airports. In Schönefeld, there are two - and two return Ryanair flights to and from Cologne-Bonn.

on Monday, a four-hour warning strike of the security staff had placed the air traffic at the Berlin Airports temporarily lame. About eight percent of the flights were.

was called to full-day work stoppage, is expected to be even larger impairments. Alone in Düsseldorf, originally 58 600 passengers were expected. According to the airport information 350 of the approximately 570 take-offs and landings from a fall. In Cologne/Bonn 199 aircraft movements are scheduled to operate with an estimated 22 000 pass. How many of the machines fail in Cologne, was initially unclear. From employers ' circles, it was said: "We expect a very high strike participation, with a substantial impact."

TUI fly moved flights to Paderborn-Lippstadt

Lufthansa subsidiary Eurowings has announced a special flight schedule. The holiday flyer, TUI fly will relocate due to the all-day strike for Thursday scheduled departures: TUI-fly-departures from Düsseldorf and Cologne, start at the airport of Paderborn-Lippstadt.

travellers wait at the Stuttgart airport to the security control - it is precisely here that tens of thousands of passengers could be on Thursday Stra. (File photo)

(photo: Reuters)

The collective discussions had already begun in the autumn, without a result - at the moment, the fronts are hardened. It comes to the private security personnel who checked the passengers, the freight, Goods and airport employees. At the time of payment, there are large regional differences - in the East of Germany there are, according to employer information provided at passenger check your 14,70 Euro and in the West to 17,16 Euro per hour.

In NRW your is the hourly wage of the passenger control at 17,05 Euro. Employees are only for the cargo and airport staff in charge, get less - for most of them are 15 Euro per hour. Added to this are the surcharges for Sunday services or night work.

Verdi is calling for a payment from nationwide for 20 Euro per hour for the approximately 23 000 employees in the industry. According to the account of the employer, the contract claim means that an increase of the salary by up to 44 percent. They offer its a Plus of up to 6.4 percent.

Verdi: "Significantly higher wages for the responsibility"

Verdi is a collective compromise currently possible. For most employees, the employer would offer, according to Verdi's account, only an increase of two percent. "The employees of the aviation security companies have to receive for your serious and responsible task, a significantly higher remuneration," said Verdi negotiator, Benjamin Roscher.

passengers are advised to inform yourself prior to arrival with the Airline, and early and set off. Hand Luggage should be kept to a Minimum, in order to accelerate the controls. The next Meeting in the negotiations is for the 23. January planned.

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