A Lufthansa aircraft makes an approach to land at Frankfurt's ...
Feb 28th, 2012
(Reuters) - A Lufthansa aircraft makes an approach to land at Frankfurt's airport February 28, 2012. Frankfurt airport operator Fraport and airline Lufthansa are seeking an injunction after trade union GdF urged control tower staff to join strike action, now in its third week, by airfield staff at Europe's third largest airport. The impact of the walkout by 190 employees, who guide planes to parking places and make up just one percent of Fraport's workforce has been limited however, as Fraport has been able to fill the gaps by reshuffling its workforce. A strike by control tower staff would paralyse the airport as it would mean no flights could take off or land. REUTERS/Alex Domanski (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS TRANSPORT EMPLOYMENT) -
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