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Lufthansa cancels around 3,800 flights due to 3-day pilots’ strike

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

More than 425000 passengers will be affected in what will be one of the biggest strikes in Lufthansa's history.

lufthansa-aircraft-frontThe cancellations will affect flights scheduled for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of this week (April 2-4).

Lufthansa, Lufthansa Cargo and the company's budget airline Germanwings are all affected by the action which the carrier said would cost it tens of millions of euros.

"During the three-day walkout by Cockpit teams, there will only be around 500 short- and long-haul flights by Lufthansa and Germanwings," Lufthansa said.

The airline's management is urging the pilots' union, Vereinigung Cockpit (VC), to restart negotiations as soon as possible.

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