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Lufthansa cancels 500 flights due to strike

Lufthansa has scrapped most short-haul flights and some intercontinental services scheduled for tomorrow morning as cabin crew and ground personnel prepare to strike over pay.

20th March, 2013
Lufthansa cancels flights

Lufthansa has scrapped most short-haul flights and some intercontinental services scheduled for tomorrow morning as cabin crew and ground personnel prepare to strike over pay.

Lufthansa's website listed 498 cancellations as of 1 p.m. in Frankfurt, with a service to Beijing among those lost.

Staff are being encouraged to walk out as the Ver.di union seeks a 5.2 per cent pay rise and more job security.

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