Tag: labor agreement

VC Looks for Better Conditions for Pilots at Eurowings

Reading Time: 2 minutes German pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) is looking to Lufthansa offshoot, Eurowings, to provide better conditions after the union had rejected a labor agreement which would have allowed the low-cost carrier to employ staff from the now defunct Air Berlin on German contracts. Lufthansa is looking to grow Eurowings by taking on 1,700 staff from […]

United Airlines Reports First-Quarter 2017 Performance

Reading Time: 1 minute For the first quarter of 2017, United Airlines reported that revenue was US$8.4bn, an increase of 2.7% year-over-year. First-quarter 2017 consolidated pssenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) was flat and consolidated yield increased 0.4% compared to the first quarter of 2016. Operating expense was US$8.1bn in the first quarter, up 7.9% year-over-year. Excluding special […]

Eurowings Cabin Crew Reach Wage Agreement

Reading Time: 1 minute Lufthansa Group low-cost (LCC) subsidiary Eurowings and German public services trade union Verdi have reached a labor agreement for cabin crews. According to the agreement, flight attendants will see a 2.5% wage increase backdated from Oct. 1, 2016; a further 2.5% increase Oct.1, 2017; and another 1.25% increase Oct. 1, 2018. Eurowings cabin chiefs (Chefs […]

Finnair Prepares for Possible Flight Cancellations

Reading Time: 1 minute Finnair is preparing for possible individual flight cancellations due to working restrictions set by the Finnish Pilots’ Association. In unforeseen cases, Finnair might not have enough pilots to operate certain flights due to the restrictions placed by the Finnish Pilots’ Association. These restrictions include a ban on pilots working additional flights and pilot roster changes […]