Privatized airline security checks: A Royal task

That is saved at airports, the security, is a consequence of the privatizations during the 1990s. cheap fly, wait a long time: standing in line at the airport

Privatized airline security checks: A Royal task

That is saved at airports, the security, is a consequence of the privatizations during the 1990s.

cheap fly, wait a long time: standing in line at the airport in düsseldorf photo: Reuters

to guarantee the safety and security in air transport: the airports staff*browse inside private companies each and every. On the hunt for weapons, dangerous objects, even explosives by the lights, the air safety assistant*inside the Luggage. Your Job, the terror, is a highly responsible task – if it is meant seriously.

doubts as to the working conditions of the passenger ticket inspector*interior volume. Despite years of warnings, they still suffer from constantly changing working hours, long shifts, below-average pay. Which in turn ensures a long journey – an apartment in the booming metropolises in the airport vicinity can afford it the least. The family, the circle of friend*suffering inside.

All of the leads around at the airport in Düsseldorf to a doctor-certified Sick leave by 20 per cent – of what is tearing new holes in the personal network. The result of Overloading, lack of concentration, Fatigue – and therefore dangers for the security are.

reason is the since 1993, privatisation of the controls. The neo-liberalism of the nineties, the following is self-skimp on the safety. A constantly changing number to Pass through the locks as cheap as possible through, hire the competent Federal Ministry of the interior low-cost providers. Lousy working conditions, lousy pay in the state of order are simply their business model. The hostility towards trade unions by companies such as Kötter Aviation, the want to miss in Düsseldorf, the trade Union Verdi, a muzzle, and that's consistently.

Overdue sovereignty, therefore, is task of the checks and transferring searches finally back in state hands. Left and social Democrats, most recently in North Rhine-Westphalia SPD parliamentary group leader Thomas Kutschaty challenge the long – with an unbeatable Argument: the aviation security human life is at stake.

Updated Date: 24 December 2019, 23:32

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