As all ANSPs in Europe, DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung is under pressure because of the effects of the COVID-19. Besides the sanitary measures, DFS also settled a temporary working agreement to gain flexibility and have better chances to minimise the effects of the crisis.
The spread of coronavirus is causing a steep decline in air traffic volumes. Since February, DFS, the German air navigation service provider, has initiated a number of measures to protect its employees and maintain air navigation services. A newly agreed collective agreement now enables the company to adjust staff numbers to match the current situation.
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