Thursday, March 5, 2015   

Lufthansa strike disrupts 425,000 passengers
(04-02 16:32)

Pilots of German airline Lufthansa began a strike today, forcing the cancellation of most of its flights for the next three days. As many as 425,000 passengers are affected.
The airline has said it will cancel 3,800 flights from today to Friday, as a result of the walkout by pilots demanding better pay and retirement conditions.
Lufthansa Cargo is also affected.
Lufthansa said it has informed passengers via text message or email about the flight changes and offered to re-book them onto other airlines. –AFP

   
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