Tag: Cologne-Bonn

Security Strike in Germany: 640 Flights Cancelled

Reading Time: 1 minute Following Monday’s four-hour strike at Berlin’s Tegel and Schönefeld airports which saw 80 flights delayed, union-backed strikes on Thursday, January 10, at Cologne, Dusseldorf and Stuttgart have seen nearly 640 flights canceled. Verdi, Germany’s largest trade union, is seeking an across-the-board wage increase to €20.00/hr (US$22.79) for all security staff checking passengers, freight, goods and […]

ACI: Europe Sees Growth In Q1 But March Is Flat

Reading Time: 1 minute Airports in Europe have seen freight volumes increase by 2.1 per cent in the first quarter despite March remaining flat, Airports Council International (ACI) Europe says. During the first three months of 2015, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport was the busiest hub with volumes increasing by 4.9 per cent to 479,041 tonnes, ahead of Frankfurt […]