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CJ EU: age limit of 65 years laid down for pilots of commercial aircraft transporting passengers, cargo or mail is valid
Luxembourg, Luxembourg - It is justified by the aim of ensuring civil aviation safety in Europe
Werner Fries was employed as a captain and an instructor by Lufthansa. From the end of October 2013, the airline no longer employed him on the ground that he had reached the mandatory age limit of 65 years laid down in EU law for pilots of commercial aircraft. Fries requests that Lufthansa pay him his salary for the months of November and December 2013 on the basis that it was only at the end of December...
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