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Germanwings brand will cease to exist autym 2015
will merge into Eurowings. First base opens outside Germany in Vienna autum of 2015.
Germanwings 700 pilots. Mainly short-hauls. Does not operate out of Munich International or Frankfurt International Airports.
Update:-Thursday 19 March, 2015 Soldier on Lufthansa passengers. Long - hauls and cargo's turn. Pilots announce new strike for Saturday, again 00.01 - 23:59, likely to continue Sunday. Eurowings Germanwings not affected - yet. You can feel it, on the hairs at the back of your neck can't you.
Update:-Tuesday 17 March, 2015 Strike as expected has been extended to Thursday. Again 24 hours long and it will hit the long-hauls and cargo flights.
Monday, March 16, 2015 Announced late this evening.
Lufthansa Airline Strike
Lufthansa Airline pilot strike will effect short and medium haul flights only.
Strike to start Wednesday 18 March 2015 at 00.01 till 11:59pm. Thousands of passengers to be affected. Call them.
German Wings and Euro wings not affected. Pilot’s threaten to expand strike. On Friday this week Italian air traffic control strike.
Update:-Thursday 12 February, 2015 List of cancelled flights. 80% of passengers reach destination. Germanwings urge passengers to go online. Pilot unionVereinigung Cockpit (VC) calls its members in German Wings to strike. Strike starts:- Wednesday night, 11, February, midnight till Friday, the 13th February, 23:59. Local times. Lufthansa will comment tomorrow, Wednesday. Going to Tunisia? Same day as Tunisair strike and demonstrations in Paris Orly and Charles de Gaulle Airports see our front page Easy Travel Report
German Airport Security Strike
Late news given for German airport security strike tomorrow. Strike is 24 hours and will originate from Hamburg International, Hannover Airport and Stuttgart Airport. Germanwings is trying to get you. Call them. Expect long lines, delays and cancelations. See Easy Travel Report
Update:-Deal has been offered, union members will vote on whether to take it or not. Results due in Friday the 13th, February.
Germanwings flights from Hamburg
Hamburg Airport Security Strike
Announced today, 22 January 2015 Hamburg Airport security strike planned for Friday, 23 January 2015 between the hours 11am - 4pm. Get to the airport three hours early.
Lufthansa Pilot Strike 2014
Friday, 28 November 2014 Negotiations failed between cockpit union and Lufthansa management. Strike threat hanging over Lufthansa Airline and Germanwings passengers again.
November 4, 2014 Sorry to tell you but you are going to be hit by a German train strike.
German Rail Strike
DB Rail Strike
Union GDL workers will strike from:-
2 am Thursday, 6 November 2014
4 am Monday, 10 November, 2014
Millions of passengers will be hit hard. Longest rail strike ever. Long distant trains will be delayed.
Free helpline will be busy 08000 99 66 33
Old strikes for 2014
Lufthansa Pilot Strike 2014
Announced today Sunday 19 October 2014 pilot's will strike tomorrow, long one:-
1 pm Monday 20 October, 2014 till
midnight Tuesday 21 October 2014 (local time)
Short-hauls. If you are flying on a A320, Boeing 737 or Embraer fleet you will be delayed, cancelled ro brought forward.
Other strikes you might want to know about:-
Morocco and Belgium are planning general strikes, Italian aviation strikes see ETR
DB Rail Strike
Has been extended into the holiday week-end.
18 October 2014 Strike started at 2am local time. Only a third of trains running. 30% of region and city lines. Hit hard long distant passenger services.
Strike will end 4am Monday. It will take long distant trains several hours to get back to normal.
Helpline 08000 99 66 33
15 October 2014 Lufthansa strike, subsidiary airline Germanwings will strike from, local time, 12 hours in length, noon tomorrow, Thursday, 16 October, 2014 till midnight. GMT that's 10 am to 10 pm. All German airport's to be affected. 80% of flights will be operated.
DB Rail Strike
Wednesday 15 October 2014 starting 2pm and ending 4am Thursday morning. Local times
Lufthansa Pilot Strike (not Germanwing pilots)
Announced 4 September 2014 Union www.CVockpit.de will strike tomorrow, Friday, 5 September 2014. Strike will be based from Frankfurt International Airport.
Lufthansa Airlines pilot's will strike from 5 pm - 11 pm affecting short and medium haul flights.
Best call them. Not easy getting off a long - haul finding connecting flight cancelled. You will need a hotel. Thousands of passengers will be scrambling tomorrow.
Thursday, 28 August 2014 First round of strikes are in and Germanwings to take brunt of first strike action. 116 Germanwings flights will be cancelled Friday between 6 am and Noon, local time, 15,000 passengers. Re-book free of charge.
Frankfurt flights will not be affected and Eurowings, AUA, Lufthansa flights as normal. So far nothing in the news regarding rail strike.
Old industrial actions for 2014
Monday 31 March Germanwings site has timetable up for the three day strike. Eurowings flights will not be affected.
Friday, 28 March, 2014 German airline pilots announce strike dates. Strikes Start midnight Wednesday April 2nd and will end Friday, midnight the 4th of April. Local time.
21 March 2014 Vote has been counted. No surprise after two years of negotiations pilots have chosen strike action. No strike date set yet. Pilots promise to give 48 hours notice. Will not strike over Easter.
Frankfurt Airport strike set for this Thursday, March 27th. No times given, just expect severe delays! Frankfurt airport strike.
4 February 2014 Lufthansa/Germanwings pilots being balloted for strike action, ballots due in March 21st.
Last years industrial actions 2013
July 8, 2013 Germanwings flight attendants union The Independent Flight Attendants Organisation (UFO) wage deal made with management over the week-end.
July 5, 2013 Pilots have voted for strike action so management ups offer.
June 20, 2013 Germanwings flight attendants being balloted for strike action. Earliest possible strike mid July.
Old industrial actions
21 April 2013 Germanwings will not be effected by Lufthansa airline strike tomorrow. Make sure you confirm your flight. Passengers will be fighting for seats. Follow along with us on our
20 March 2013 Germany, Germanwings airline will be hit by Lufthansa airline baggage handlers strike.
Strike will start Thursday, tomorrow 5 am - noon, local time. Union classes this as a "warning strike".
Lufthansa has cancelled some 500 flights.
Germanwings flights from Berlin, Cologne/Bonn, Stuttgart, Hannover and Dortmund airports.
Here's what Germanwings has to say. All flights will fly, expect delays and come early. Some pages you might find information on Lufthansa strike page. Also German airport security have been causing havoc lately.
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