A strike by Lufthansa flight attendants at Frankfurt airport has ended, and the airline says its flight operations are mostly back to normal.
The strike forced Lufthansa to cancel about 190 flights from and to
Frankfurt, among them six intercontinental connections. 26,000 passengers were
In a statement, Lufthansa says it regrets any inconvenience caused by the
strike, and pledges do its utmost to minimize the impacts. “Passenger support
and service have top priority,” the airline says in its statement.
The carrier noted that the union announces strike actions on short notice,
which creates additional problems because it limits passengers’ ability to make
reliable travel plans.
Lufthansa has established a
page on its web site for travelers to monitor for up-to-date information. Whenever possible, passengers who have registered their contact details in
their customer profile will be informed via SMS or email about delays,
cancellations and rebookings.
Passengers can obtain information on
the status of their flights as early as the afternoon of the day before their
travel and should check currently cancelled flights under Cancelled
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