EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Germany
Location of affected unit(s): Frankfurt, Munich


Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
51.1 - Passenger air transport
Group: Lufthansa

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 04-09-2013
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2014
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2015
Planned Job Creation: 500

Additional Information

On 4 September 2013, the airliner Lufthansa announced to hire 500 new flight attendants for Frankfurt and Munich. Lufthansa plans to adopt a new working time model (for two years). New employees will be employed for the whole year on a part-time basis (50 per cent). During the year, the hired staff will work full-time from March to October and ‘zero’ hours for the remaining six months. Lufthansa was employing a total of 117,000 workers at the end of 2012. For information on a previous Lufthansa's restructuring in Germany see Lufthansa 2013.