Frankfurt, Germany: Employees at Lufthansa airport will strike due to work conditions

Posted on September 6, 2012 • Filed under: Europe, Travel News

Lufthansa cabin staff will strike throughout Germany on Friday, upping the stakes in a battle over pay and conditions that threatens to drag on for weeks and cost Germany’s biggest airline tens of millions of euros. Airline’s flight attendants walked off the job at Frankfurt, Munich and Berlin airports Tuesday, forcing Lufthansa to cancel hundreds more flights and stranding thousands of passengers in an escalating labor dispute that comes as the largest German airline struggles to stave off threats from budget carriers and government-owned Gulf airlines. Read article

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