American 737

American Pilots Will Be Making Bank This Holiday Season

A few days ago I posted about how a computer glitch at American caused 15,000 flights over the holidays to be scheduled without pilots. This impacted flights between December 17 and 31, 2017, where apparently pilots were able to “trade” off holiday trips,…

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Filed Under: American, Unions
Cockpit

Delta Pilots Are Getting A 30%+ Pay Raise

Roughly 82% of Delta's 13,000 pilots have voted in favor of a new contract, which will see them getting a pay raise of over 30% over four years. Pilots had voted down an earlier contract, so while this one will be costly for the airline, at least they…

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Filed Under: Delta, Unions
Lufthansa First Class

An End Is Finally In Sight For The Lufthansa Pilot Strike!

Today Lufthansa's pilots are striking for the sixth day since last week, which has led to about 4,500 flights being canceled, and over 500,000 passengers being inconvenienced. Up until now there has been no end in sight for the strike, as the pilots…

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Filed Under: Lufthansa, Unions
Lufthansa First Class Lounge Frankfurt – 43

Lufthansa Pilots Are Going Back On Strike This Week!

This past week has been a rough one for Lufthansa, as their pilots went on strike for four days (on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday), causing hundreds of thousands of passengers to have their travels disrupted. The pilots have been unwilling…

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Filed Under: Lufthansa, Unions
Lufthansa A380

The Lufthansa Pilot Strike Lives On: Day 4

Well, it looks like no end is in sight for Lufthansa's pilot strike. Initially Lufthansa's pilots union announced a one day strike, which was supposed to take place on Wednesday. Then it was extended until Thursday. Then the union announced a strike…

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Filed Under: Lufthansa, Unions
Lufthansa Strike

The Lufthansa Pilot Strike Continues: Day 3

Lufthansa's pilots have been on strike for the past two days (and really for the past several years of their careers, it feels like). Initially the strike was just supposed to be on Wednesday, but then they extended it through Thursday. This strike impacted…

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Filed Under: Lufthansa, Unions
Lufthansa Strike

Ouch: Lufthansa’s Pilot Strike Extended By Another Day

Yesterday I wrote about how Lufthansa's pilots were going on their bajillionth strike, causing nearly 1,000 flights and 100,000 passengers to be impacted. The strike is active today, lasting from 12:01AM to 11:59PM, with a majority of Lufthansa flights…

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Filed Under: Lufthansa, Unions
Air France A380

Air France Cabin Crew Are Starting A Week-Long Strike

It's a day that ends in "y," which means European aviation is experiencing a major strike. This time around it's the Air France cabin crew on strike, and it's expected to last a week. The dispute is over their new contract, which is supposed to kick…

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Filed Under: Air France/KLM, Unions