Germany - Lufthansa strike minimized and prolonged - October 31, 2019

After the union UFO (Unabhangige Flugbegleiter Organisation, Independent Flight Attendants Organization) called all Lufthansa flight attendants out on a five-hour strike, in the end only the Lufthansa group subsidiaries Eurowings, German Wings, SunExpress Germany and Lufthansa CityLine were called for a strike. The strike call planned for Lufthansa itself was cancelled because the airline met the unions demand for an increase in salary of 2% by the end of the year. The warning strike at the subsidiaries was prolonged to last until midnight.

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