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Demand for a uniform wage : Strikes set air traffic to a halt

At eight German airports have limited Strikes in the air traffic on Tuesday massively. Alone at the largest German airport in Frankfurt am Main, a spokeswoman were deleted, 614 of around 1200 take-offs and landings. Hamburg was one of 110 of 178 departures, Munich, Germany, around ten percent of more than 1000 scheduled take-offs and landings. In Berlin, the great Trouble was.

Last week the security staff of the capital had been on strike airports. This Time, they were affected only indirectly. While the strike had no impact on the air traffic in Schönefeld, were deleted in Tegel some of the flights to Frankfurt and Munich. In the morning, it was expected that it would come with the majority of these 110 scheduled flights delays or failures.

Daniel Tolksdorf, press spokesman for the Berlin-Brandenburg airport, spoke of a "relaxed overall situation" in Tegel. Passengers have previously been well informed by the Airlines, so it had been a "relatively quiet day". This is also the ground staff, Easyjet said. In front of the counters of the airlines and not have angry passengers lined up together in the morning.

However, it was advised in the course of the day, continue to inform yourself prior to getting to the airport about the Status of the flight and possible Alternatives. Even on Wednesday, the passengers should prefer to verify, because of the traffic it might start slowly at first and to expect further delays.

More money for the security personnel

Germany's largest airport in Frankfurt am Main, went on strike for about 1000 of the 5000 Security personnel. Transit passengers could begin their journey for the most part. Who wanted to be there for the first Time in the air, with a probability of 50 percent a Problem.

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According to the airport Association ADV, Germany have been far affected about 220,000 passengers of flight cancellations and delays. To 20 PM, the security personnel should resume its work so that the Situation at German airports should normalize step-by-step.

The warning strike, the trade Union Verdi and the German civil servants ' Association (DBB) to exert pressure on current collective bargaining negotiations with the national Association of Air traffic control (BDLS). Verdi calls for a nationwide gross hourly wage of 20 euros, the DBB calls for 19.50 Euro.

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Alfons Frese

so Far, the hourly wages are for the airport security personnel nationwide are very different, especially for Eastern Germany, the trade unions are demanding increases of substantial wage. The employers offer, according to its own representation, a Plus of up to 6.4 per cent. 23. January should be negotiated in Berlin. After the strikes last week, the Union blast the frame, according to employers, airports, and tourism industry. They threw Verdi, reckless and disproportionate action.

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