Lufthansa pilots on strike again, 816 flights canceled

Pilots at German airline Lufthansa are on strike again after a two-day break in their campaign of walkouts.

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Berlin, Nov 29: Pilots at German airline Lufthansa are on strike again after a two-day break in their campaign of walkouts. The company has canceled 816 short-haul flights scheduled for today.

The walkout by the Cockpit union is to be followed tomorrow by a strike hitting both short-haul and long-haul services.

Lufthansa cancels 816 flights

Lufthansa has canceled 890 flights scheduled Wednesday. The strikes follow four consecutive days of walkouts last week. Lufthansa and Cockpit are far apart in a pay dispute that has dragged on for more than two years.

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Lufthansa yesterday failed to persuade a Munich court to issue an injunction blocking the latest strike. The company says that around 82,000 passengers will be affected by Tuesday's walkout and 98,000 by Wednesday's.

AFP

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