Strike at Berlin airports (10-14 March 2017)

Strike at Berlin airports (10-14 March 2017)

Flights from Berlin, Tegel and Schönefeld airports will be affected by ground staff strike!

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Update 12 March 2017: In Berlin, ground personnel continue to strike at the 2 airports - Tegel and Schönefeld. Most of the flights were affected, some of them being canceled. The strike will continue on the days of 13 and 14 March 2017.

Update 10 March 2017: The strike resulted in the cancellation of over 650 flights from the 2 Berlin airports. All flights operated by AirBerlin, Lufthansa, Ryanair and easyJet were affected.

On 10 March 2017, members of the Verdi union in Germany will go on strike. Air traffic will be affected at Berlin airports. Passengers who have scheduled flights from Tegel and Schönefeld airports may face delays of several hours or cancellations of flights.

Strike at Berlin airports

Berlin's airport authorities are recommending passengers to take an early look at the status of their flights. The strike is scheduled to begin on 10 March, at 4 in the morning (local time), and hold until 11 in March, at 5 in the morning.

The Verdi union said this one-day strike was inevitable. The employers refused to comply with the union's demands and did not want to negotiate based on them.

The ground staff, which is made up of over 2000 employees, wants better working conditions and a bespoke reward. 98.6% of them agreed to the strike tomorrow.

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