AUA: Agreement Could be Reached

TransportAirlines & Airports ♦ Published: April 25, 2012; 12:34 ♦ (Vindobona)

The long-lasting dispute at Austrian Airlines is settled. The management board and the works council agreed on a new collective agreement.

AUA: Agreement Could be Reached / Picture: © Austrian Airlines / Flickr Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

After months of severe disputes between the management and workforce, the airline will get a new collective agreement. Today, both sides agreed to abolish several privileges. As a result, the austerity package is fixed. The danger of a re-sale of AUA or a bankruptcy is banned for the time being.

The head of the aircrew´s works council Karl Minhard now calls the workforce for…