Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Traveler's Update: Frankfurt Airport Strike to End Later Today (2/22)

As a follow-up to previous postings indicating that the ground strike at FRA would continue until 2/24, A spokesman for the union, GdF, said earlier today that it will halt representing ground workers at Frankfurt airport says it will its strike ahead of an expected resumption of negotiations.

Consequently, the strike will end at the beginning of the night shift later today; negotiations could restart as soon as Thursday.

COMMENT: The strike, which began last week, already have led to the cancellation of hundreds of flights and delays at the airport, Europe's third busiest, which sees some 1,300 takeoffs and landings daily.

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