Strikers enactment a poster with the words 'Strike today' connected a model pane successful Cologne, Germany, 26 February 2023. - Copyright Thomas Banneyer/dpa via AP
By Euronews Travel with APTN • Updated: 27/02/2023 - 10:37
Nearly each flights astatine Germany's Cologne-Bonn airdrome and the bulk astatine adjacent Duesseldorf person been cancelled oregon diverted contiguous (27 February) owed to strikes.
The walkouts are besides affecting section transportation, day-care facilities and section medication successful Germany's astir populous region.
At Cologne-Bonn airport, each but 2 of the day's 136 planned flights are expected to spell ahead, German quality bureau dpa reports. In Dusseldorf, lone 89 of the planned 330 flights are expected to instrumentality spot arsenic scheduled, with astir of the remainder being cancelled.
Why are airdrome workers striking successful Germany?
The one-day 'warning strike' by airport information unit comes amid hard wage talks for employees of Germany's national and municipal governments and for airdrome information staff.
Walkouts planned Monday besides were acceptable to impact buses and trams successful parts of the occidental authorities of North Rhine-Westphalia, arsenic good arsenic day-care centres for children and different services.
Unions are seeking a 10.5 per cent wage raise. Employers truthful acold person offered an summation totalling 5 per cent successful 2 stages and one-time payments of €2,500 per worker - which unions person rejected arsenic insufficient.