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Ground staff begin a warning strike at Lufthansa

Ground staff begin a warning strike at Lufthansa

The second warning strike was initiated by ground staff in Germany at AUA's parent company Lufthansa. The company expects hundreds of flights to be canceled and more than 100,000 passengers affected.

Yesterday evening, the company canceled a number of calls at its most important centers in Frankfurt. Only a few transcontinental flights remain to be made. According to the spokeswoman, Austrian Airlines flights are not affected at the present time.

Last night, Lufthansa employees in technology, logistics, shipping and IT went on a warning strike, Ver.di strike leader Marvin Reczynski confirmed. Today, at 4 a.m., ground staff will follow you at the Frankfurt, Munich, Hamburg, Berlin, Düsseldorf, Cologne/Bonn and Stuttgart locations.

Passengers should not come to the airport

The airline wants to get 10 to 20 percent of its planned program of about 1,000 flights today. During the first wave of warning strikes about two weeks ago, about 900 flights were canceled and more than 100,000 passengers were forced to reschedule their appointments.

Lufthansa warned passengers on canceled flights: They should not come to the airport because the rebooking counters there are not staffed, Information Systems said.

The background to the ground staff warning strike is group-wide collective wage negotiations, according to ver.di, for around 25,000 ground employees – including Deutsche Lufthansa, Lufthansa Technik, Lufthansa Cargo, Lufthansa Technik Logistics, Lufthansa Engineering and Lufthansa Technik. Operational services and other group companies. Lufthansa speaks of about 20,000 employees.

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