At several German airports came since the early hours of Tuesday morning, the security personnel again in recusal. Hundreds of flights are, therefore, expected. Tens of thousands of passengers do not arrive as planned at your destination.
Because in the course of a day, eight airports will be affected, had warned the airport Association ADV prior to significant impacts for the entire air traffic in Germany. Has begun the Warnstreiktag of the trade Union Verdi on Tuesday, at midnight, at the airports Hamburg, Hannover and Bremen. There, the security staff is supposed to work all day Tuesday.
Since 2.00 PM, the security personnel involved, according to trade Union figures at Germany's largest airport in Frankfurt/Main on the warning strike. There are about 5000 Employees are acting as agents for the control of passengers and freight charge. The workers ' struggle in Frankfurt will last until 20.00.
Alone in Frankfurt have been cancelled with Monday night 570 of the planned 1200 arrivals and departures. The Frankfurt airport operator, Fraport, had called for passengers at an early stage, if possible, make other arrangements. Strikes are announced in addition to the airports of Dresden, Munich, Leipzig/Halle and Erfurt.
flights to Switzerland
cancelled Too many Connections in Switzerland are affected by the work stoppages. Flights of the Lufthansa group have been cancelled today, Tuesday, from Frankfurt to Basel and Geneva, respectively, from Munich to Geneva. Some flight connections between Hamburg and Zurich were canceled, according to the airports of Tuesday morning already.
The trade unions Verdi and DBB want to do with the Strikes pressure in the current bargaining round. They demand wage increases for the industry nationwide 23'000 employees and a single payment in the area of passenger, cargo, personnel and goods control at the airports.
Already in the past week, there had been Strikes of the aviation safety personnel, initially at the Berlin airports Tegel and Schönefeld, Düsseldorf, Cologne/Bonn and Stuttgart. Verdi establishes the current escalation, the employer had submitted, despite the warning signs, "no-negotiation offer".
employers, tourism associations, and economic spans" criticized the extension of the Strikes. "Again, a collective conflict of an individual professional group will act on the backs of hundreds of thousands of pass, the air transport companies and many other companies in the tourism industry held", and criticised the Secretary-General of the Federal Association of the German tourism industry (BTW), and Michael Rabe. "Of Strikes, so the idea of a more selective warning signals in the direction of the employer, it can be definitely not more talk. At the latest, as this is the third recusal within ten days of the arc is spanned excessive."
the German Federal Association of the aviation security company (BDLS), reacted with incomprehension to the disproportionate Strikes: The employers ' side have already made in December, it clear that they had a new offer and speedy negotiations from the beginning of the year ready. Is recognized in the fifth round of Negotiations in the tariff conflict for 23./24. January in Berlin. (nlu/sda)
Created: 15.01.2019, 07:53 PM