The first flight to Frankfurt was canceled early in the morning, another one for the morning was canceled, as was a flight to Munich in the evening. Three of the seven expected machines from Frankfurt and Munich did not land at Hanover Airport. Lufthansa flights to Munich also fly out of Bremen Airport, three out of seven machines do not land in Bremen as planned. Hamburg Airport was also affected, Felden 42 flights from here.
Around 130,000 passengers affected
Nationwide, Lufthansa had canceled almost its entire program for Friday. Around 800 flights with around 130,000 affected passengers are canceled at the Munich and Frankfurt hubs, the company announced on Thursday. The Lufthansa bot On your webpage information about the flights. Passengers could also exchange the plane ticket online for a train ticket free of charge or cancel the flight.
Collective bargaining stalled
Lufthansa’s cockpit staff prevent them from working all day – according to the Vereinigung Cockpit trade union, all departures of the core company Lufthansa and the freight division Lufthansa Cargo from Germany are involved. The reason is the current collective bargaining conflict at the group. Lufthansa criticized the call for a strike and called for a return to the negotiating table. Most recently, talks about a new wage agreement for the pilots were unsuccessful on Wednesday.