Collective disputes – Strikes at eight airports, including the airports of Frankfurt, Munich, Hamburg, Leipzig, and Dresden, security personnel is on strike. Over 200,000 travellers could be affected. © Photo: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

travelers should expect on Tuesday at German airports, again with considerable disorders. Due to a Strike of security personnel 610 of the planned 1,200 To alone at the Frankfurt Airport and departures to be deleted, as the operator Fraport said. Thus, about every second flight is eliminated. During normal flight operations around 135,000 passengers would have been at Germany’s biggest air transport hub is expected. Overall, the inspectors were called and security guards at eight airports, your work.

as a Precautionary measure, several Hundred takeoffs and landings were nationwide pre-painted. The airport Association ADV expects that approximately 220,000 passengers affected by the cancellations and delays. In Frankfurt, the machines were able to land, passengers require. However, no passenger was able to get on.

The strike began at midnight in Hannover, Bremen and Hamburg. From two o’clock the security staff in Frankfurt should put the work down. Was a strike in Munich, Leipzig, Dresden and Erfurt. In Munich, about 100 flights should be.

trade unions demand more wages to

The trade unions.di and DBB want to increase the Strikes to the pressure in the current bargaining round. They demand wage increases for the nation’s 23,000 employees and a single payment in the area of passenger, cargo, personnel and goods control at the airports. Ver.di asked for the staff 20 Euro gross per hour, the DBB calls for an hourly wage of 19,50 Euro. So far, the hourly wages are governed by the industry’s regional differences. In particular, in East Germany the wages are expected to rise.

Already in the last week, the security personnel had laid down the work, first at the Berlin airports Tegel and Schönefeld, Düsseldorf, Cologne/Bonn and Stuttgart. Ver.di justified the strikes, the employer had submitted, despite the warning signs, “no-negotiation offer”.

the Association of The aviation security company (BDLS) criticized the disproportionate Strikes: The employers ‘ side have already made in December 2018 clear that it was a new offer and speedy negotiations from the beginning of the year ready. The fifth round of Negotiations in the collective bargaining conflict is for the 23. 24. January recognized.