Many flight cancellations are expected, when security staff at Frankfurt airport set to stage a strike on Tuesday.
Germany’s powerful Verdi union announced on Friday that the Frankfurt strike would start at 2:00 am and end at 8:00 pm, that has already causing hundreds of flight cancellations in an out of Germany…
Walkouts by security personnel at airports in Berlin, Cologne-Bonn, Düsseldorf and Stuttgart last Thursday(10 Jan) led to more than 800 flight cancellations, affecting over 100,000 passengers.
Verdi, the union representing some 23,000 aviation security workers across Germany, is pushing for a pay increase to €20 per hour., and the Employers’ association BDLS is offering increases of between two and 6.4 percent.
Wages currently vary nationwide, with workers earning around €14 to €17 hourly.
The next round of negotiations will take place on January 23rd.