The cabin crew could begin industrial action as early as next week. Croatia Airlines cabin crew earn approximately 550 Euros per month. Their pay has been slashed by 5%, work hours increased, holiday leave decreased and bonuses have been discontinued.
Croatia Airlines has seen an 11% decrease in passenger numbers in the first quarter of 2010 when compared to the same period last year. It carried 383.400 passengers, while its average cabin load factor per flight stood at 52.7%.