Lufthansa strike starts after failed court challenge

Lufthansa strike starts after failed court challenge
 

Lufthansa has cancelled almost 900 flights after it lost an eleventh-hour legal bid to halt a pilots strike.
The two-day strike over pay began at midnight local time, with Lufthansa saying about 100,000 passengers will be affected.
Flights by Lufthansa's other airlines including Eurowings, Swiss, Austrian Airlines, and Brussels Airlines are not affected, the airline said.
The industrial action is part of a long-running pay dispute at Lufthansa.
The pilots' union, Vereinigung Cockpit, has organised 14 strikes since April 2014.
On Tuesday, Lufthansa made two legal challenges to halt the... read more

 
23 November 2016 in World News, Views: 54
Source: BBC
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