Tag: Michael Niggemann

Lufthansa and UFO agree on long-term collective pay agreement for cabin crew

Lufthansa and the trade union UFO have agreed on a new collective labour agreement for the approximately 19,000 cabin crew of Lufthansa Airlines. The core of the agreement is a wage increase totalling 16.5 per cent (with interest effect 17.4 per cent) in several steps over the next three years. ...

Lufthansa Group plans to hire around 13,000 new people in 2024

The Lufthansa Group plans to hire around 13,000 new employees for a wide range of professions in 2024. New colleagues for the cockpit and cabin, technicians and new colleagues in IT are particularly sought after. However, jobs are also being advertised in other areas, such as ground staff at the ...

Lufthansa Group and Vereinigung Cockpit conclude long-term collective agreement

The members of the Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) pilots’ union have accepted the proposal negotiated last week between Lufthansa Group and VC. The union’s members had been asked to approve a proposed new ‘VTV’ collective remuneration agreement and ‘MTV’ collective terms-of-employment agree...

Lufthansa cancels all flights from Frankfurt and Munich

Lufthansa cancels all flights from Frankfurt and Munich

The Verdi trade union has called on public sector employees at Frankfurt/Main, Munich, Stuttgart, Hamburg, Dortmund, Hanover and Bremen airports to stage a full-day strike on Friday, 17 February 2023. As a result of the strike announcement, the airports in Frankfurt and Munich, among others, are ...

Lufthansa and UFO agree on salary increases for around 19,000 cabin personnel

Lufthansa and the flight attendants’ union “Unabhängige Flugbegleiter Organisation e.V.” (UFO) have reached an agreement on a new collective pay and terms-of-employment agreement, together with a new collective part-time employment agreement, for Lufthansa’s cabin personnel. The new coll...

Lufthansa and Vereinigung Cockpit conclude agreement

Lufthansa and the German pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit union have agreed on a pay increase for pilots at Lufthansa and Lufthansa Cargo. The cockpit crews will receive an increase in their basic monthly pay of 490 euros each in two stages – with retroactive effect from 1 August 2022, and a...

Lufthansa has to cancel almost all flights to and from Frankfurt and Munich

The strike announced by the pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) for Friday 2 September in the period from 00:01 to 23:59 hrs. (Central European Summer Time; GMT +2 hrs) will have a massive impact on flight operations - in the middle of the main return travel period at the end of the school holid...

Worldwide air traffic developments create new perspectives for Lufthansa Group pilots

The Coronavirus pandemic continues having a very serious impact on airlines and its employees. After two years in "crisis mode," Lufthansa Group flight operations still has to cope with half the number of passengers in the first quarter of 2022 compared to the first quarter of 2019. For captai...

SWISS CFO Michael Niggemann appointed to the Lufthansa Group Executive Board

SWISS CFO Michael Niggemann appointed to the Lufthansa Group Executive Board

Michael Niggemann, Chief Financial Officer of SWISS, has been appointed to the Executive Board of the Lufthansa Group, on which he will succeed Bettina Volkens as Chief Officer Corporate Human Resources & Legal Affairs. He takes up his new duties at the beginning of January 2020. “I am d...

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