ground staff

noun

British
1
: the people who take care of a large area of land (such as a sports field)
2
: a group of people at an airport who take care of and repair aircraft

Examples of ground staff in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That comes less than a month after Lufthansa’s ground staff also went on strike, throwing the travel plans of over 100,000 passengers into chaos. Prarthana Prakash, Fortune Europe, 12 Mar. 2024 Negotiations continue for Lufthansa ground staff and German rail operator Deutsche Bahn's train drivers. Kirsten Grieshaber, Quartz, 7 Mar. 2024 However, an agreement between the union of ground staff workers and Lufthansa still hasn’t been signed. Prarthana Prakash, Fortune Europe, 12 Mar. 2024 Frankfurt airport closed by strikes The warning of more losses came on the same day as thousands of the airline’s ground staff staged fresh strikes, forcing flights to be canceled. Anna Cooban, CNN, 7 Mar. 2024 Air travel was affected as well, as ground staff for German airline Lufthansa stopped working early in the morning. Kirsten Grieshaber, Quartz, 7 Mar. 2024 Individual or ground staff can have a clear idea of how their work gets rolled up to the end strategy. Dipak Kulkarni, Forbes, 28 Feb. 2024 Everybody else, including ground staff and mechanics, everybody is non-union. Bypaige Hagy, Fortune, 12 Oct. 2023 That instruction will occur along with ground staff who may be less proficient in English because, according to Ukrainian officials, Denmark requested to train entire crews together rather than just the pilots first. Missy Ryan, Washington Post, 11 Aug. 2023

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“Ground staff.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ground%20staff. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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