Lufthansa pilots to strike again as pay row continues

November 28, 2016 12:26 pm

Lufthansa pilots have warned they will strike again on Tuesday and Wednesday after weekend talks failed to resolve a long-running row over pay.The pilots’ union, Vereinigung Cockpit, said the walkout would affect short-haul flights on Tuesday, and both short and long-haul flights on Wednesday. It is the 15th strike since...

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Pilots to go on strike at Germany’s Lufthansa on Wednesday

November 22, 2016 1:28 pm

Pilots at German airline Lufthansa will go on strike on Wednesday in a long-running pay dispute, their labor union said on Monday, raising the prospects of hundreds of flight cancellations. The strike, the 14th in the row between union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) and Lufthansa, will run for 24 hours from...

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Germany – Smartraveller advice

July 23, 2016 9:57 pm

Current Advice Level: Exercise normal safety precautions Latest update: The shooting incident in Munich on 22 July (local time) has been resolved. At least 9 people have been killed. German authorities are treating it as a terrorist investigation. Public transport has returned to normal. You should expect extra security in...

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How safe is your next trip? Map reveals Turkey, France and Germany among countries at ‘high risk’

June 30, 2016 5:45 am

Experts have called for a worldwide rethink on airport security following the suicide bombings at Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport. The demands reflect the increased likelihood of terror attacks throughout Europe, with seven countries across the continent considered ‘high risk’ by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office, as a new map...

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Strike in France – Windfall in Germany 

June 9, 2016 11:47 am

The French CGT labor union has called a strike, paralyzing large parts of the economy. Gasoline is scarce, trains and planes are grounded. Saarland’s filling stations are making a killing as French drivers cross the border to fill up. Source: Strike in France – Windfall in Germany | All media...

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