Lufthansa pilots warned of a new strike

The pilots of Lufthansa have announced new strikes, which are scheduled for 29 and 30 November.

According to Deutsche Welle, citing AFP, Union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) said that negotiations with the airline «has not produced any results.» The Union warned that the strike will disrupt the flights from Germany flights on long and short distances.

The strike, which began on 22 November, lasted until Sunday and hit the 350 thousand passengers from-for strikes of pilots has cancelled dozens of flights.

Cause of strikes is the requirement to raise the salary of the 5,400 pilots by 22% on average, Lufthansa offers a 2.5% increase over the 6-year period, until 2019. The Union complains about the lack of constructive ideas from the company.

A Union representative claims that «from Lufthansa is still no proposal for compensation to the pilots, which could lead to negotiations.»

In 2014 and 2015, Lufthansa pilots also went on strike that cost the company EUR 220 million of loss in 2014 and a further 131 million in 2015.

Lufthansa pilots warned of a new strike 28.11.2016

Ноябрь 28th, 2016 by
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