BERLIN (AP) — A union representing ground staff at Germany's Frankfurt airport says it has reached a deal in its long-running pay dispute with airport operator Fraport AG.
GdF union spokesman Matthias Maas told German news agency dapd Wednesday that both sides agreed to settle the dispute to avoid further strikes at continental Europe's second-largest hub.
Maas said Fraport has accepted their demand to have separate collective bargaining agreements with the 200 ground workers. He declined to provide further details on the deal.
A spokesman for Fraport AG could not immediately confirm the agreement, saying the company will send out a statement later Wednesday.
The ground staff's walkouts over the past weeks have caused hundreds of flight cancellations.
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