Lufthansa Pilots Striking in Munich on Wednesday




Lufthansa’s pilots will walk off the job at Munich Airport for eight hours on Wednesday, continuing the pilots’ protest about compensation for retiring workers.

The airport is Lufthansa’s second busiest, and the strike will disrupt hundreds of departures.

The Vereinigung Cockpit union said Tuesday that pilots in Munich will walk out from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. local time. The work stoppage follows six-hour strikes in the past two weeks at Lufthansa’s Germanwings subsidiary and against Lufthansa’s short-haul fleet at Frankfurt airport, its main hub. Read more…

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