Lufthansa continues the strike on Friday - September 7

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Lufthansa has started the strike season. After a first interruption of activity for several hours on Friday, 31 August, in Frankfurt and a new protest action on Tuesday, September 4, in Frankfurt, Berlin and Munich, the UFO syndicate threatened a new, 24-hour strike on Friday (September 7th) if the company refused to accept a wage claim.

According to a UFO statement issued on Wednesday evening, the activity will be interrupted on Friday at Frankfurt airports - the company's main air hub and the third European airport, Berlin, Munich, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart and Hamburg. In practice, Lufthansa will cancel two-thirds of the scheduled flights during this period. (via

Lufthansa customers will be able to find information on flights on the company's website -

The strike is based on a request to increase wages by 5% in 15 months and retroactively, starting with 1 in January, to recover the delays generated by three years of stagnation. UFO also opposes the use of interim seafarers in Lufthansa aircraft.

The company has proposed an increase in wages with 3,5 percent, the resignation of dismissals for economic reasons, the contracts of indefinite duration and the use of interim staff.

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