Germany Airport Strikes in Munich, Frankfurt, Bremen and Cologne
Germany Airport Strikes in Munich, Frankfurt, Bremen and CologneVerdi, a major German union, is demanding a 6 percent pay rise for around 2.3 million employees in public sector roles across the country. A spokesman claimed that ground staff and some fire services staff would be on strike on Tuesday at Munich, Frankfurt, Bremen and Cologne airports.
This follows on the tail of strikes organised by Verdi last month between the 20th-22nd March.
Frankfurt Airpot, together with Munich Airport - the two biggest transport hubs for Lufthansa (Germany's national carrier), issued a statement informing of the airport strike on Tuesday. They recommend passengers check the status of their flight on the relevant airlines' website prior to initiating their journey.
The following airline websites can provide details on delays and cancellations:
The last major airport strike in Germany resulted in untold misery for hundreds of thousands of travellers and left nearly 4000 flights cancelled.