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KLM scraps another 23 flights during ground staff strike

2019-09-02T09:35:23.376Z

KLM had to cancel 23 flights on Monday morning due to the ground staff strike. Eleven European flights had already been canceled as a precaution. Travelers flying with KLM have to take account of delays for the rest of the day.



KLM had to cancel 23 flights on Monday morning due to the ground staff strike. Eleven European flights had already been canceled as a precaution. Travelers flying with KLM have to take account of delays for the rest of the day.

Around five hundred KLM employees were on strike, as announced, between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. The FNV had taken into account about four hundred strikers, but was short of the "overwhelming" turnout jackets, says FNV campaign leader Joost van Doesburg.

The trade union wants, among other things, a wage increase of 8 percent in two years, a less flexible schedule and more people in permanent employment. If KLM does not respond to this, new actions will follow this week, says Van Doesburg. KLM did not respond to trade union proposals during the negotiations last week.

KLM handled all incoming European flights on Monday morning. The airline's intercontinental flights were delayed by about two hours due to the work interruption.

Due to the risk of delays, Schiphol advises travelers to keep an eye on the airport's website.

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Source: nunl

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