Pilots of the German airline Lufthansa announced that they will undertake a three day strike, from 2 until 4 April 2014. Since last week the pilots had voted massively, 99%, in favor of the strike with basic demands to increase their earnings and improve the conditions for the termination of their career and retirement. The Vereinigung Cockpit union representing 9,000 pilots and co-pilots invited to participate in the strike would begin at midnight Wednesday and will end at midnight Friday, stressing that it has received a satisfactory answer to the demands of the company’s management.
We are sorry for the losses incurred by customers of Lufthansa. Administration is how to prevent this strike, says in a statement the union, which also promises that it will continue its protests of the holiday season of Easter begins April 14. On Thursday, Lufthansa had to cancel more than 600 flights due to strike was declared in ground staff in several German airports from the union. Due to the strike of pilots expected canceled hundreds of flights across Germany.
By Nicole P.