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Delays expected as strike starts at CPH

Baggage handlers working with flights by low-cost carriers in Copenhagen started a strike today, the airport confirms.

Employees at Copenhagen Flight Services based at Copenhagen Airport have begun a strike today, the Danish news agency Ritzau and the news site The Local report.

The action will “in all likelihood” lead to flight delays, according to Kasper Hyllested, the airport’s head of communications.

Copenhagen Flight Services’ staff handle baggage mainly for low-flight carriers operating at the Danish hub, including Ryanair and easyJet.

A number of the company’s employees have been in meetings to decide about the details of the strike, Hyllested said, but no reason for the industrial action has been released by Copenhagen Flight Services.

Single concourse
Budget carriers operate through a single concourse at Copenhagen Airport, and Copenhagen Flight Services conducts their baggage services.

Both Copenhagen Flight Services CFS and Copenhagen Airport have confirmed the strike but no details about its expected duration have been given.

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