Deutsche Lufthansa AG confronted similarly tour disruption on Friday as its most important pilots union known as for a one-day strike following the give way of wage negotiations. 

Lufthansa stated in an emailed announcement on Thursday that flights for each passenger and cargo operations at German airports would be affected. 

Lufthansa's personnel chief Michael Niegemann stated there was once "absolutely no understanding" for the company's choice to strike. 

"We choose options at the negotiating table," Nigemann said, including that what the corporation is providing "is a precise foundation for endured negotiations." 

Air tour has accelerated quicker than predicted with group of workers shortages at airways and airports following deep cuts throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. 

"Lufthansa need to provide a tons higher offer," Marcel Groles, head of collective bargaining at VC Pilots Union, stated in an emailed statement. 

Lufthansa stated the union's contemporary demand would amplify cockpit personnel fees by way of extra than 2.2 billion euros ($2.2 billion) through 40%, or about 900 million euros, over the subsequent two years.