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Air Berlin cancels more flights as pilots call in sick

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Insolvent Air Berlin cancelled 32 flights on Wednesday as pilots continued to call in sick ahead of a deadline for potential investors to submit bids for parts of Germany's second-largest airline.Air Berlin filed for bankruptcy protection last month after its biggest shareholder, Etihad Airways, withdrew funding following years of losses. Parties interested in buying its assets have until Friday to submit binding offers.On Tuesday, about 100 flights were cancelled after 200 pilots called in sick. Some short-haul flights at Lufthansa's budget airline Eurowings were also ...

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First Published: Wed, September 13 2017. 12:58 IST