Lufthansa has reacted strongly to a fresh threat of strike action from the Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) union, labeling it as “absolutely incomprehensible.” The German carrier, which has proposed a 2.5% pay increase, is calling for further talks with the union to avoid a walkout. VC said it is demanding a 3.66% average pay increase per year. In a statement issued Nov. 14, VC said, “Lufthansa has not been able to adjust its salary for more than five years, while Lufthansa has ...

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