Munich Airport parked Lufthansa planes

Major Strike to Ground Lufthansa Flights in Germany: What You Need to Know

Germany is bracing for a major halt in flight operations as strikes are set to ground flights tomorrow (Feb. 20) and Wednesday, affecting approximately 200,000 passengers.

Lufthansa, Germany’s flagship carrier, will see 80-90% of its flights cancelled from early Tuesday to Wednesday morning, impacting its major hubs and several other airports.

The strike, announced by the Ver.di union, seeks significant pay raises for about 25,000 employees, with negotiations stalled and more discussions planned.

Travel Advisory Issued to Lufthansa Passengers

Passengers are urged by Lufthansa not to head to the airport without confirmation that their flights are proceeding as scheduled.

This month witnesses the second significant strike action, causing widespread flight cancellations for Lufthansa, and showcasing ongoing labor disputes.

Lufthansa has committed to informing affected passengers via email or their app, with additional updates available through their social media.

Cancellations and Refunds with Lufthansa

Passengers affected by cancellations can rebook without fees or opt for train journey vouchers for domestic flights, as Lufthansa navigates the challenges posed by the strike.


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