900 out of 1,000 flights were canceled. There will be huge difficulties for passengers

900 out of 1,000 flights were canceled.  There will be huge difficulties for passengers

Lufthansa cancels hundreds of flights after announcing a strike by trade unions. It looks like 900 out of 1,000 cruises will not take place. Travelers must be patient.

900 of Lufthansa's 1,000 flights have been canceled as the airline prepares for industrial action. The strikes are scheduled to take place on Tuesday and Wednesday. Passengers were informed about the situation and offered alternative solutions.

900 flights were cancelled. Travelers will experience difficulties

On Sunday evening, around 100,000 Lufthansa passengers received emails notifying them of a canceled flight. The German carrier decided to cancel most of its flights on February 20 and 21 due to the strike of the brand's employees.

As announced by Lufthansa, the Verdi trade union has called on the ground staff of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Lufthansa Technik, Lufthansa Cargo and other companies to go on strike.

The strike will start on Monday, February 19 at 8:00 p.m. and end on Wednesday, February 21 at 7:10 a.m. In areas directly dealing with passenger service, protests will start on February 20 at 4 a.m. “Different times apply in areas away from passengers, such as cargo or technology,” trade union representatives said.

Passengers can change their reservation

Lufthansa reports that 900 out of 1,000 flights were canceled due to strikes. This caused passengers to change their reservations en masse. On its website, the carrier informs customers that they can rebook their flight free of charge if it has been canceled due to the strike. This can be done online, in the Lufthansa app, in the chat or in service centers.

If you book a domestic flight, it can be converted into a train voucher.

Workers are demanding higher wages

Employees of the Verdi union are demanding a wage increase of 12.5%, as well as a one-off inflation bonus for the entire group of 25,000 Lufthansa employees. The dispute has been going on for weeks, and there were several waves of strikes at German airports in January and February.

Lufthansa recently increased its offer to 10%. raises. However, 96 percent rejected it. employees.

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