Long-haul flights affected by Lufthansa walkout

Pilots working for the German airline Lufthansa walked out on Tuesday, in the latest of a series of strikes over pay and conditions.

Industrial action to affect Lufthansa flights.

Industrial action to affect Lufthansa flights. Image by BriYYZ / CC BY-SA 2.0

Tuesday's industrial action affects over half of Lufthansa's scheduled long-haul flights, but on Wednesday the walkout will also include low-cost subsidiary Germanwings. Pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit had suspended action following the Germanwings air crash in March. Read more: thelocal.de

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