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Lufthansa Strike to Extend to Friday

Lufthansa Airlines pilots are extending their strike until Friday, March 19th. Lufthansa is expected to operate 75 percent of their flights. Short and medium haul flights will most likely be the flights affected by the pilot strike.

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Lufthansa Strike Causes Hundreds of Cancellations

Lufthansa cancelled about half of its flights scheduled for Wednesday as pilots began the first day of a two day strike in which they are seeking retirement benefits. Wednesday’s strike predominately affected shorter flights, while Thursday’s scheduled strike will affect longer haul flights and cargo flights.

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Lufthansa Pilot Strike Grounds Half the Long-Haul Flights

On Thursday, Pilots grounded about half of the scheduled long-haul flights over a dispute with the airlines about an early retirement scheme. Domestic and European routes were not affected by the strike.

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Lufthansa Pilot Strike Disrupts 2,100 Flights

Lufthansa had to ground two-thirds of its flights on Monday as pilots went on another strike. More than 2,100 flights were grounded as Lufthansa found pilots willing to take care of 700 flights.  Short-haul routes and intercontinental flights have been affected. Some of the U.S. cities where Lufthansa has canceled flights because of the strike include New York JFK, Los Angeles, Washington Dulles, Boston and Miami.

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Lufthansa Pilots Strike in Frankfurt for Tuesday Cancelled

Pilots were planning their fourth strike for Tuesday. Those plans were cancelled when Lufthansa announced a special flight plan on their website that would allow all 40 long haul flights to depart during the strike.

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