At the Berlin airports has begun on Monday morning, a warning strike of the security personnel. A spokesman for the trade Union Verdi confirmed the Start of the strike to 5.00 PM at the airports in Schönefeld and Tegel. The trade Union Verdi had called on about 3000 employees to a four-hour work stoppage.
dozens of flights are affected. Like an airport spokesman said the rbb, there were at least 40 flights from Tegel cancelled. In Schönefeld, a minimum of five cancelled departures and 24 delayed flights were expected. These Figures could still rise.
trade Union calls for a uniform hourly wage of 20 Euro
The Lufthansa had already announced on Sunday the cancellation of eight flights in Tegel, which should go to Munich and Frankfurt. In Schoenefeld, Easyjet, Ryanair and Aeroflot flights were cancelled. Other initially for the early Morning scheduled departures were moved rbb, a few hours in the later morning or afternoon.
travelers need to expect numerous flight cancellations and impairments, even after the end of the strike. Passengers are urged to check before driving to the airport with the Airlines about the current situation.
the Background of the Strikes are the result of free collective bargaining between the Association of the aviation security company and Verdi for about 23 000 Employees, the safety of the flight. The trade Union Verdi calls for a nationwide common hourly wage of 20 euros. The walkout was a first warning signal to the employer, a negotiating offer to submit, said a Verdi spokesman. 23. January to continue the negotiations.