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Lufthansa: Even failures at Saxon airports

 Lufthansa: Even failures at Saxon airports Because of the Verdi Warning strike on Wednesday, there are also some Lufthansa flights in Saxony. At Leipzig/Halle Airport, four flights from and to Munich have been deleted by Lufthansa, as a spokesman for Mitteldeutsche Airport AG said on Tuesday afternoon. In Dresden, nine connections from and to Frankfurt and Munich are affected on Wednesday. The status of the affected flights could change even further, the spokesman emphasized.

Avions de la compagnie Lufthansa à l'aéroport de Munich le 25 juin 2020. © AFP/Archivos Airports of Lufthansa at Munich Airport on June 25, 2020.

After a strike on the ground last Wednesday, the company Lufthansa German aerial faces the discontent of the pilots. They have just spoken to a very large majority for the strike.

with our correspondent in Berlin, Blandine Milcent

more than 97% of the pilots voted for the strike, which, for the moment, constitutes only a warning launched in management. "This is a signal that cannot be ignored, but we are ready to discuss," said the union of cockpit pilots.


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The threat of seeing Lufthansa aircraft soon has grown, but the result of The consultation does not yet mean automatically that we arrive at strike measures, "he added. The union claims 5.5% salary increase, with automatic indexing, then, faced with inflation. Cockpit also requires a unique salary grid for the staff of all the groups in the group, including the low -cost Eurowings division.

24 euros per month for bus, train and taxi: In the first year of Corona, citizens spent less for public transport

 24 euros per month for bus, train and taxi: In the first year of Corona, citizens spent less for public transport by average nine euros per month, private expenses for bus, train and taxi 2020 have dropped. Less was also spent on the car. © Photo: Monika Skolimowska/dpa A lot of public transport at Alexanderplatz. In times of home office and lockdowns, the citizens spent significantly less money for public transport at the beginning of the Corona pandemic . A total of around 24 euros per month spent average for bus, rail and taxid services in 2020.

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because anger actually rumbles: there are first the pilots of Swiss International, a subsidiary of the Lufthansa, who have just rejected a proposal for a new contract. There is then this strike last Wednesday on the grounds on the grounds last Wednesday, at the call of the Verdi union which forced the Lufthansa to cancel more than a thousand flights.

And then, the coronavirus crisis is always felt. Lack of personnel in airports, the German airline was forced to reduce the wing in early summer. The Lufthansa has around 5,500 drivers in its passenger and goods transport activities.

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pilots have hope for more salary .
Frankfurt. The Lufthansa and Verdi have agreed: the soil staff gets significantly more wages. The union of the pilots sees this as a positive signal. Because she is currently negotiating with the airline. © Boris Roessler A Boeing 747 passenger machine The Lufthansa starts at Frankfurt Airport. The negotiations were tough and lasted for a long time, but the result was certain late Thursday evening: the soil staff of Lufthansa can look forward to a salary increase in three steps.

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