Skyteam
http://admin.travelmole.com/images/stories/2009/images/lufthansa(1).jpg

Published on Thursday, November 7, 2019

Lufthansa cancels hundreds of flights today and tomorrow






Lufthansa has been forced to cancel 700 flights today and a further 600 tomorrow, causing disruption for around 180,000 passengers.

A strike by flight attendant's union UFO started at midnight on Wednesday and will last until midnight on Friday, impacting all Lufthansa departures from German airports.

In Germany's busiest hubs at Frankfurt and Munich, a large proportion of planes have been grounded.

A large number of the airline's overseas flights have been cancelled.
Lufthansa said it would run an alternative flight schedule where possible, and that passengers could rebook their journeys for free or swap their flights for train tickets.

Passengers can find out that status of their flights on the airline's website.

Those who have provided the company with their contact details will be actively informed by SMS or e-mail. The contact details can be entered, viewed or changed at any time on the website under My bookings.

Passengers can also be informed automatically via Facebook or Twitter about changes in the status of their flight, Lufthansa said.


Last-minute efforts by the airline to prevent the strike failed after a court in Frankfurt on Wednesday confirmed that the walkout was legal.

"We regret the decision taken by the Frankfurt Labor Court and will file an appeal with the Hessian Regional Labor Court," the Lufthansa Group spokesperson told The Local.

Story Image



Your Comments

, be the first to post a comment.
Your email:






Email other comments made to this story


NOTE: Comments are subject to admin approval before being posted.

What is GoodtoGo? | Submission Form

GoodtoGo - Friday, March 20th
UK Special Edition
USA Special Edition
Asia/Pacific Special Edition

GoodtoGo - Friday, March 13th
UK Special Edition
USA Special Edition
Asia/Pacific Special Edition

Mole Poll
Are the UK Government doing enough to protect the Travel industry?
yes 49.43 %
no 50.57 %

Thank you for your vote


LATEST MOLES' PODCAST

Centara Reserve, their first luxury resort, to open in Samui December 2020

Active Adventurers, Cultural Explorers, and Wellness Seekers in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah

Clearwater Marine Aquarium talks about Rescue Rehab Release and the future of Marine Life

Dana Young CEO and President of @visitflorida

The Mole talks to Mal Barrit the MD of @traveltek about expansion, tech and strategy

UPCOMING EVENTS
\m