Lufthansa strike: Airline cancels three flights out of India

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Published: November 9, 2015 9:33:11 PM

German airlines Lufthansa on Monday cancelled three scheduled flights from India owing to strike by its staff that has effected its international operations.

German airlines Lufthansa on Monday cancelled three scheduled flights from India owing to strike by its staff that has effected its international operations.

The airline cancelled flights between New Delhi-Munich, Mumbai-Munich and New Delhi-Frankfurt on Monday.

“At the moment, there is still no visibility about the strike situation tomorrow,” the airline said in a statement.

Lufthansa operates 47 frequencies a week to and from five Indian metros under the Indo-German air bilateral agreement. The five metros are New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and Pune.

Lufthansa along other group companies such as Swiss and Austrian Airlines offers a total of 67 flights per week to and from India.

The company’s cabin crew union Unabhängige Flugbegleiter Organisation (UFO) has called for a flight attendants’ strike.

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