Trades unions claim that the flight schedules are too heavy and that the working conditions will have an impact on their safety. They drew up a list with 14 demands to reduce work pressure.
However, the management refuses to meet these demands, arguing that unions are coming back on a deal that was made last year. Trades unions interpret it the other way round, and claim that the management broke promises that were made last year.
Brussels Airlines employs some 1,200 people as cabin crew.