On the day its cabin crews are due to end their week-long strike, Lufthansa says it had to cancel another 940 flights, affecting 100,000 passengers. Despite the disruptions, the airline seems no closer to an agreement with the cabin crew union.
Ryanair has officially signed a deal to recognize a British pilots' union, the first recognition of a union in the history of the carrier. But it remains unclear whether more deals with other unions will follow.
Germany's flag carrier has settled a long-running dispute with the cabin crew union UFO after six months of arbitration. Full details of the plan will be revealed next week.
Ending a long standoff laced with strikes, the German airline reached a complex agreement with crew union Ufo. Salary raises and job security have been cemented, while the pension system has been turned on its head.
For years, Lufthansa has been wrangling with its pilots as the airline attempted to reduce costs. A deal struck with its main pilots union on Tuesday should ensure significantly less labor turbulence in the years ahead.
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