Lufthansa-participation: Sun Express includes German flight operations

Lufthansa's participation in Sun Express includes their German flight operations, with about 1200 employees. The remaining flights are to be handled by the Tur

Lufthansa-participation: Sun Express includes German flight operations

Lufthansa's participation in Sun Express includes their German flight operations, with about 1200 employees. The remaining flights are to be handled by the Turkish sister company, Euro wings, and other Airlines, as the company announced on Tuesday

Sun Express is a joint venture of Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines, with two separate Flight. The Frankfurt-based Sun Express Germany, with a 20-flight is a company of the Turkish Sun Express, which operates a total of 69 pilots witnesses.

The flight operation will set in soon, and an orderly liquidation process initiated, it said in a statement. In the coming weeks, solutions in trustful conversations with employees and social partners should be developed. The brand will focus on flights from the Region Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Turkey. Further goals in the Mediterranean basin dropped for the time being.

From Corona hard

the effects of The Corona-pandemic, made the Sun Express hard. In the period between the 2. April and the 31. May, the entire fleet almost on the ground. Since 1. June has Turkish Sun Express intra-and since the 10. June is also international flights to the Turkish holiday regions gradually resumed.

An agreement with the unions on a crisis package for the reduction of staff costs has made the Lufthansa, however. In the early Morning negotiations had been concluded with trade unions an agreement for a "sufficient crisis package," said Lufthansa on Tuesday. Lufthansa-Chef Carsten Spohr wanted to negotiate with the Union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) for the pilots, the flight attendants ' Union UFO, and Verdi was originally up for yesterday's Monday a package of Austerity measures - and thus before the crucial annual General meeting on Thursday. In order to prevent that the computer be deleted to 22,000 surplus full-time positions.

already in an advanced stage of negotiations with VC and UFO, Lufthansa wants to put up with the aim of an agreement and prior to the annual General meeting to continue. The shareholders will be decided on the up to nine-billion Euro rescue package for the Lufthansa meet on Thursday. The consent is to the criticism from major shareholder Heinz Hermann Thiele not sure. Verdi had communicated on Monday to until after the annual General meeting on Friday to continue negotiations.

Updated Date: 23 June 2020, 12:19

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