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Lufthansa grounded by strike on Monday

  • Published by Vedat

After Monday’s flight cancellations due to the widespread warning strike called by the ver.di trade union, Lufthansa expects to return to a near-normal schedule tomorrow, Tuesday 23 April 2013.

lufthansa-strikeToday’s warning strike by the ver.di trade union at German airports served by Lufthansa Group airlines caused severe disruption to flight operations. Virtually all domestic German and intra-European flights had to be cancelled. The twelve long-haul and about 30 medium-haul flights that were published in a special timetable were, however, operated as planned.

In all, about 150,000 passengers were affected by the strike action. Over the weekend, Lufthansa managed to contact 95,000 passengers, who had registered their contact details with Lufthansa, by SMS and inform them about cancellations and rebooking options. Passengers affected by cancellations were able to rebook their flight or cancel their ticket, free of charge. Many passengers opted instead to travel by train with Deutsche Bahn.

Since isolated flight irregularities may still occur, Lufthansa advises all passengers, as a precautionary measure, to check the status of their flight in good time before setting off for the airport on the www.lufthansa.com website under the heading “Current flight information” or “My bookings”.
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