Updated on 8 October 2019
Due to 24-hour strike involving cleaning staff beginning at 06:00 (local time) on Tuesday 8
October. Flights are not allowed to take off until the aircrafts are clean. Because of this,
flight delays and cancellations are expected throughout the country from 8-10 October.
Airports immediately affected are:
Münster Osnabrück International Airport (FMO)
Frankfurt International Airport (FRA),
Berlin Tegel Airport (TXL)
Munich Airport (MUC)
Dusseldorf International Airport (DUS),
Stuttgart Airport (STR)
Hanover Airport (HAJ).
Other airports not listed have the potential to be impacted as well.
Possible protests or demonstrations at airports
Traffic delays due to strikes, demonstrations, etc.
Blocked roads due to demonstrations
Delayed or cancelled flights
Mitigating Factors to Apply:
Avoid all protests and demonstration, which have the possibility of turning violent
Check with airport to confirm flight status before departure
Allow extra time for travel
Monitor local media and news for updates
Enroll in a Safe Traveler Program (STEP) to receive alerts from your preferred embassy
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