Lufthansa cancels 1,200 flights due to strikes at Frankfurt, Munich hubs

Lufthansa customers endured a summer of strikes and delays at Germany's biggest airports after labor unions pushed for better pay deals

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Deutsche Lufthansa AG will cancel at least 1,200 flights for Friday due to strikes at its main Frankfurt and Munich hubs, the latest disruption to hit Europe’s biggest airline after an IT incident grounded its fleet on Wednesday.
 
Lufthansa will cull the flights due to a one-day walkout from ground crew at its two biggest airports, a spokeswoman said on Thursday. The move is set to complicate travel plans for delegates attending the Munich Security Conference, a major annual event for defense and foreign policymakers.

“The employees are jointly putting pressure on the respective employers because no results have been achieved

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First Published: Feb 16 2023 | 7:07 PM IST

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