Germany: air strike 20-21 April
Inconvenience especially at the airports of Cologne-Bonn, Duesseldorf and Hamburg
National strike by airport security personnel in Germany from 20 to 21 April. Inconvenience to be expected at numerous airports throughout the country. To avoid long queues, passengers departing from or heading to German destinations are advised to constantly monitor their flights starting today, April 19, at least until the evening of April 21.
The mobilization was called by the Verdi union. The aim of the protest is to resolve the ongoing wage dispute with the Federal Association of Aviation Safety Companies (Bdls, Bundesverband der Luftsicherheitsunternehmen).
The main inconveniences will be registered at the airports of Cologne-Bonn, Duesseldorf and Hamburg. Abstention from work by security personnel will result in longer waiting times during check-in and during the verification of documents and boarding phases. Flight delays and cancellations are likely, but not significant protest-related disruptions.
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency