Lufthansa cabin crew strike affects 113,000 passengers
FRANKFURT, Germany — Some 113,000 Lufthansa passengers were facing domestic and international cancellations Monday due to all-day walkouts at three German airports staged by a cabin crew union protesting cost cuts.
The travel disruptions are expected to last all week, and highlight the pressure Europe’s flagship carriers are under as they struggle to compete with rich Gulf airlines on long-haul flights and with budget brands on regional routes.
The UFO flight attendant union says it will rotate its strike action to different airports as it presses its demands regarding early retirement payments. Read more…