Germany's Lufthansa and pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) have broken off talks over pay and early retirement terms after months of negotiations, they said on Saturday.
While progress had been made on many points, bot
German pilots union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) said further and more widespread strikes were possible in a row with Lufthansa over early retirement benefits, as a two-day strike at the airline's Germanwings budget unit draws to a close.
A number of Lufthansa flights are expected to be affected following the call for strike by German pilots' union VC for Monday and Tuesday after talks over early retirement benefits broke down.
The dispute, over proposed change
A leading US-based pilots association has voiced concern that massive aircraft orders by Gulf airlines that compete with US carriers could have serious consequences for the US economy and US airline workers.
Aircraft orders by sta
Lufthansa, the national carrier of Germany, has published a special flight schedule on its website lufthansa.com due to strike measures initiated by its pilots union “Vereinigung Cockpit”.
Lufthansa is making corresponding adjustments to i