Consequences for Hahn airport: Ryanair wants to close German bases

The low-cost airline Ryanair wants to delete after a dispute with the pilot Union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) over pay cuts in the Corona-crisis in Germany. Since

Consequences for Hahn airport: Ryanair wants to close German bases

The low-cost airline Ryanair wants to delete after a dispute with the pilot Union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) over pay cuts in the Corona-crisis in Germany. Since the VC had rejected an agreement with a narrow majority, should sites be closed, the company said on Tuesday in a Information to the employees, which was available to Reuters. "The VC has for job cuts and base closures voted, they could have all the Jobs secure," said chief of staff Shane Carty. It is bizarre that the Union had made against the self-closed Deal mood. The VC said that the Union Board consider the agreement as inadequate. Because employment commitment only until March 2021, while drastic salary should apply losses of up to 2024.

All the airlines are hit by the collapse of air transport by the pandemic hard and build jobs on a massive scale.

according to The Union, more than 170 pilot and the pilots affected. Ryanair announced that the base at Hahn airport near Frankfurt, will to 1. November closed. The employees should receive this week terminations. Before the arrival of Winter, the vertices in Berlin would go out of Tegel and Düsseldorf. More Cockpit Employees in Frankfurt, Berlin and Cologne to follow. "We have to make do with alternative measures of savings, the closure of bases and terminations mean," it said in a Information of the Airline to the pilots in Germany.

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had previously communicated that at the time of Ryanair's subsidiary, Malta Air employed pilots from Germany had just voted to 49.4% for the crisis agreement. The employer would have only led to sporadic discussions and renegotiations are rejected. Ryanair plane at the same time, new hires, to even worse conditions.

Ryanair said that due to the heavy air travel crisis, a necessary savings plan provides for 20% less salary over four years. Such a rule would have already agreed to 70 percent of the pilots in Ryanair network. The Airline accused the Union for just outgoing, vote, pilots would have attended, were no longer employed by Malta Air or not in Germany were stationed. A number of the planned redundancies Ryanair is not called, but warns, it could still be more in the case of a second Corona-shaft.

Updated Date: 21 July 2020, 15:19

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