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Lufthansa union calls for 3-day strike at Germanwings after talks fail

Eurowings, in a separate statement, said 30 of the group's 140 planes fly for Germanwings. Further talks between the airline and the union are planned for Jan. 16-17


A Lufthansa aircraft moves on the tarmac of Riga International Airport in Riga, Latvia. <b>Photo: Reuters</b>

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German cabin-crew union UFO called for more strikes at Deutsche Lufthansa AG’s low-cost Germanwings unit after the two sides failed to settle a long-running labor dispute.

Workers at Germanwings, which now operates under the Eurowings umbrella, will strike between Dec. 30 and Jan. 1, the union said Friday in a video broadcast on YouTube. Further strike action will be announced after Jan. 2, 2020, the union said.

“We had hoped up until the last minute to be able to bring better news today,” union representative Daniel Flohr said in the video. “We have no choice now but to defend our
Topics : Lufthansa

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First Published: Dec 28 2019 | 6:46 PM IST

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