Hanover (dpa) – After the massive outages in the holiday airline Tuifly, the group directs. The decision on a reorganisation of the Airline is to be postponed to mid-November.
The Supervisory Board of Tui AG will not, as originally planned, for 26. October to decide, with informed personnel Board Elke Eller. At the same time, the group gave the Tuifly-employees with a minimum of three years of Collective bargaining and site guarantee. “We hope that this will contribute directly to the relaxation of the Situation.”
a week Ago it was reported that Tuifly will be integrated into a new umbrella holding company, under the leadership of Etihad. Employee representatives fear Job losses and criticized to imprecise information. Since then, the collective result in sickness of the crews, flight cancellations and massive delays. Is also affected, Air Berlin, because a third of the Tui fleet flies and their crew for the Berlin.
The tourism group Tui, announced now, the Airline Tuifly to stay for the duration of at least three years, a German company based in Hannover, Germany. Today’s contracts of employment remained in place as long as it and there are no cuts in salaries. Further meetings with the representatives of the employees, starting Monday, for the next week, agreed.
In the case of Tuifly were down on Friday almost all of the flights. The Airline tried with rented machines and Crews a portion of the failures. Thousands of passengers were affected. Also, Air Berlin had to paint according to their own figures 50 to 90 flights. About 45 percent of the flight program could be offset by volunteer Crews from Air Berlin and the purchase of subcharter flights, said the Airline. More than 1,000 employees have volunteered to do extra shifts in order to care for passengers.
Because of the failures of some 900 guests of the Thomas Cook tour operator brands Thomas Cook, Neckermann Reisen, Bucher Last Minute and Öger Tours in various vacation areas to sit. The Thomas Cook informed. To transport all the guests from the Canary Islands and from Greece back to Germany, will organize the company in the short term, eight additional flights, especially with the group’s own Airline Condor.
After the massive failure the criticism of the Tui group, the do not want to pay compensation to affected passengers increases. Federal transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt (CSU), recommended that aggrieved travelers, claims for damages in the holiday flyer and register. He could advise all customers to make their legal claims, said the CSU politician on the sidelines of the conference of Ministers of transport in Stuttgart. Tui claiming force majeure and does not want to compensate those Affected.
Dobrindt called on all Parties to the rapid conversations. It was not an acceptable Situation, you find just he said. The conflict should not be on the backs of the customers held. In the evening there was a crisis of conversation in the lower Saxony Ministry of economy. Lower Saxony Economics Minister Olaf Lies (SPD) said: “There is an agreement. I hope that on Sunday, a regulated flight operation is possible.”
the Federal Minister of justice Heiko Maas (SPD) insists on a quick end to the flight cancellations in the case of Tuifly and demanded in an interview with the “Ruhr-Nachrichten”, the conflict will not be laid on the back of the passengers. Criticism came also from tourism researchers Torsten Kirstges, warned the Tuifly’s parent company, Tui in front of a damage to their image. With a view on the compensation issue, he told the German press Agency: “Since you have kept better covered.” He said that the company would lose the corresponding processes, and then twice on the pillory stand. According to his estimation, sufficient staffing is the responsibility of the employer. Similarly, the managing Director of conciliation said body for public passenger transport, Heinz Klewe.
More grace calling the travel agencies, the need to make for holiday makers, cancellations, or transfers, without the is paid more and more effort. The current problems should not be on the backs of travel agents held, said the industry Association DRV. Employees of the agencies were to suffer at the Tuifly-crisis.
a lack of understanding met with the Tuifly-turbulence at its home base of Hannover, Germany. Volker Schmidt, chief Executive of the lower Saxony’s metal employers (lower Saxony metal), spoke of a “Form of hidden labor dispute” and said: “Here is a quasi-strike.” Disease will obviously exploited to revolt against possible corporate decisions: “The health message as a tool to achieve their own goals, undermines the credibility of health messages as a whole; does not harm anyone who is really ill.”