Lufthansa cancels 895 flights due to strike on Wednesday

Six German airports will face strikes on Wednesday amd Europe’s largest airline, Lufthansa, has warned that almost 900 flights will be cancelled. 

The strike is set to hit Frankfurt (FRA), Munich (MUC), Düsseldorf (DUS), Cologne-Bonn (CGN), Dortmund (DTM) and Hannover (HAJ) as workers’ union Verdi enters a battle with the government over a pay rise for the public sector. 

Lufthansa plans to cancel 895 flights (around 60% if its daily services) hitting 87,000 passengers. In Munich 545 Lufthansa flights have been cancelled, with 350 more cancelled at Frankfurt. 

Passengers can check whether their flights will be operated on Lufthansa’s website.


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