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Flight Cancellations Possible in Austrian Airlines Strike: What You Need to Know

BySamantha Jones

Mar 25, 2024
Impending strike by on-board staff looms nearer

On Thursday and Friday, there is a looming threat of a strike by on-board staff at Austrian Airlines, which involves at least 3,500 employees. Despite the willingness of both sides to negotiate, there seems to be a stalemate in the talks. The main contention lies in the numbers, particularly in the AUA’s offer which includes an 18 percent table increase for everyone and 28 percent for co-pilots, but the union rejects this offer due to the way it is calculated.

The possibility of flight cancellations looms as the strike threat persists. If flight cancellations do occur, the AUA has already offered affected customers a one-time, free rebooking or cancellation of their flights. Passengers have the right to alternative transport in case of cancellations, which could range from flights with other airlines to train or bus journeys, depending on the distance. Passengers would also have the right to compensation if no viable alternative is available.

Negotiations for a collective agreement on Sunday ended without any results, and on Monday, there were no further negotiations planned. Both sides have signaled a willingness to continue talking. The union has expressed readiness to negotiate at any time while the airline is also open to discussions. Despite this willingness to negotiate, there seems to be a stalemate in

By Samantha Jones

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