Lufthansa has said that due to corona infection, its income has decreased significantly. In such a situation, it is difficult to maintain the jobs of those working on fixed term contracts.
German Airlines Lufthansa fired 103 Indian flight attendants seeking job guarantee. Airlines had asked him to go on two years’ leave without pay but the employees were demanding job guarantee. Lufthansa Airlines has said that international travel has been banned for a long time due to Corona infection. This has had a profound impact on the company’s earnings.
The company said, this step had to be taken due to re-structuring
These workers were connected to airlines through fixed term contracts. Many of them were working for 15 years. A Lufthansa spokesperson said that due to the deep economic setbacks caused by the coronavirus infection, it had to adopt the option of business structuring.
In view of these circumstances, the airlines have decided not to pursue the contract of these employees. However, he did not say how many flight attendants have been fired. The company cannot pursue contracts for flight attendants in India who were working on fixed-term contracts. According to the spokesperson, there has been no impact on the contract of many employees because the company has been able to enter into separate agreements with them.
Airlines will cut the number of aircraft
The company said that it could reduce 150 aircraft from its fleet by 2025, given the current situation. This will also affect the number of cabin crew personnel. Apart from this, cabin crew employees are not left with special work due to restrictions on international travel by the governments of different countries.
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