The Lufthansa strike, from April 2 to 4, 2014, affects approximately 3800 flights
During the period 2-4 April 2014, following the strike of Lufthansa pilots in the "Vereinigung Cockpit" (VC) syndicate, approximately 3800 of flights operated by Lufthansa, Lufthansa Cargo and Germanwings will be canceled, and approximately 425 000 of passengers will be affected. During that period, only 500 of short and long-haul flights will be honored.
The flights of Lufthansa Group Airlines Eurowings, Air Dolomiti, Swiss, Austrian Airlines and Brussels Airlines will not be affected by the strike, but there may be changes in the operational schedule. All Germanwings flights operated by Eurowings are not affected by the strike. More information on the Lufthansa website.
To better manage the consequences of this strike, the company announced that it would use additional ground personnel in Frankfurt and Munich, as well as in reception centers.
Cockpit, which claims 9.000 members at all companies, urged pilots to stop work starting Wednesday, at 0.00 local time (Thursday, 1.00, Romania time), and until Friday, 23.59 local time (0.59, Romania), asking for salary increases and improving conditions at the end of his career, he informs gandul.info.