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German Airport Workers Strikes Proceed At Düsseldorf, Cologne/Bonn & Stuttgart March 17, 2023

German commerce union Verdi has referred to as one other set of strikes to happen this Friday, March 17, 2023, at Düsseldorf, Cologne/Bonn & Stuttgart airports.

As has been the case with earlier strikes, I’d anticipate most, if not all, flights at these three airports to be canceled, as safety and customs employees gained’t present up for work.

Passengers who anticipate to journey on Friday ought to monitor their reservation and alter their flight to an airport not affected by this strike motion.

Airways are required by EU legislation EC261/2004 to rebook affected passengers on the earliest alternative, even when this implies transferring them to competing airways, or passengers also can go for a refund.

The airways are additionally required to supply lodging and meals in case of lengthy delays

Lufthansa has launched the next data:

For Friday, 17 March, the commerce union ver.di has referred to as for a one-day strike on the airports in Düsseldorf, Cologne/Bonn and Stuttgart. Cancellations and delays are anticipated within the Lufthansa Group flight schedule to and from these airports.

Within the occasion of a cancellation, Lufthansa will rebook you freed from cost and normally mechanically to a different flight and inform you by way of your cell phone quantity. If you don’t obtain a message from Lufthansa, please examine the present standing of your reserving. Right here you may as well regulate the rebooking if required.  Alternatively, you may as well use the Lufthansa Chatbot.

When you have booked by way of a tour operator or journey company, you may additionally contact the tour operator / journey company the place the reserving was made.

Within the occasion of a cancellation of a home Lufthansa flight (or a Lufthansa flight between Germany and Basel or Salzburg), you’ll be able to trade your flight ticket right into a ticket with Deutsche Bahn freed from cost. We suggest that you simply make a reservation for this on the Deutsche Bahn web site. Please word that the ticket is simply legitimate on Deutsche Bahn trains on the day of subject and the next day (apart from “Metropolis Evening Line trains” of Deutsche Bahn).

When you have a connecting flight from Frankfurt or Munich, we suggest that you simply enable adequate time for altering from prepare to flight when planning your rail journey to the airports.

Necessary word: At present, the trade is simply potential by way of notebooks and desktop computer systems with the supply choice “Print by e-mail”. Sadly, the supply choices “Cellphone ticket” shouldn’t be potential.


It seems that I’m touring by way of Germany at this time, fortunately on a day unaffected by any of those strikes.

There have been weekly strikes at varied German airports, and there doesn’t look like an finish in sight.

Workers are demanding wage raises attributable to rampant inflation, and airports wish to provide as little as potential. There’s a resolution for this on the finish, however hopefully earlier than later.



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