Air traffic to and from Geneva Airport witnessed a strike on Sunday. KLM canceled a flight that was supposed to depart from Schiphol to Geneva in the morning. The Swiss Sagittarius information News of the postponement of a number of flights.
Employees of the handling company dnata are demanding a wage increase and therefore stopped working at the Swiss airport on Sunday morning. Work has now resumed because a temporary agreement has been reached.
Dubai National Air Travel Agency, as dnata is the full name, handles a quarter of the flights at Geneva Airport. Air France, KLM and British Airways, among others, use the company's services.
The company's employees believe they are being paid too little and want a 5 percent pay increase, their union said before the strike. In addition, they want compensation for physically demanding work and extra money for night shifts or Sundays.
According to the SSP union, the strike was successful. He would have succeeded in stopping the proposed reduction in pensions. Dnata is also said to have promised additional salaries and allowances, the union reported on social media platform X.
It is estimated that around 60,000 passengers will travel through Geneva Airport on Sunday, just before Christmas. The airport apologizes to passengers for the inconvenience via social media. Six flights were canceled due to the strike.
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