German flyers face disruption as pilots strike - Yahoo News
And, while some would rather concentrate on the beach, others are already calculating the cost of their Thanksgiving and Christmas season travel plans. The good news is that you can find some good deals for those days during the holidays when traffic is less heavy than on peak days. But the bad news is that fares on the peak days are climbing. I found this out first hand in mid-August when I began looking for tickets from Phoenix, where I recently moved, to Detroit, the airport nearest my family in Ann Arbor, Mich.. I could find seats, but I was surprised at how much more round-trip tickets cost than during the off-season (like this summer, when temperatures in Arizona soared above 110F on numerous days).
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"We regret the strike announcement by Vereinigung Cockpit," Lufthansa said in a statement. "A few hours before the scheduled talks were due to begin, the union announced there would be a strike if an agreement is not reached today," said the airline's personnel chief, Bettina Volkens. "It was Lufthansa that had suggested the talks in the first place and these were primarily aimed at drawing up a proper procedure and timetable for negotiations," she said. "We're very disappointed that a strike could not be averted. The impression we get is that a strike was already a done deal for Vereinigung Cockpit. It is not realistic to reach agreement in just one day on a new model for early retirement provisions," Volkens said.
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Holiday trash schedules for El Dorado and Augusta - News - Butler County Times Gazette - El Dorado, KS
28, 2014 @ 7:45 am Updated at 7:49 AM Posted Aug. 28, 2014 @ 7:45 am Updated at 7:49 AM Butler County Social News Augusta and El Dorado will run different trash schedules next week due to the Labor Day holiday. In Augusta, Monday residential routes will be picked up on Tuesday and Tuesday's route will be picked up on Wednesday. In El Dorado, there will be no collection on Monday. Then Monday will be collected on Tuesday; Tuesday will be collected on Wednesday; and Thursday and Friday will stay the same. Please have carts to curb by 7 a.m. By TG news report Posted Aug. 28, 2014 @ 7:45 am Updated at 7:49 AM
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