Lufthansa is facing what could evolve into the biggest pilot strike in its history. Pilot union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) has confirmed that it has called for a four-day walkout starting Feb. 22. In a ballot, almost 94% of pilots voted in favor of industrial action. Lufthansa said the plans were “out of proportion.” The conflict is not about money; VC is concerned that Lufthansa will outsource more jobs to new subsidiaries such as Lufthansa Italia, Eurowings or CityLine where mainline pay ...
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