While the current collective agreement is still valid until June 2019, pilots of Lufthansa Groups’ Edelweiss organised in the aviation trade union Aeropers demand a pay rise. The pilots want to renegotiate their agreement and are pushing for their pay to improve. In a letter of aviation union Aeropers it is said that the pilots made the current growth of Edelweiss possible through years of exceptionally high commitment and deferral of personal and private needs. In the view of the pilots there can be no further growth for the airline without sustained investment in the flying personnel.
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