People flying in and out of Germany will experience travel delays as Lufthansa cancels flights due to a second strike. At least three airports – Frankfurt (Germany’s busiest airport), Tegel Airport in Berlin and Munich airport are affected by the industrial action.
- Lufthansa has cancelled 190 flights in and out of Frankfurt airport due to the walkout
- Strike action at Berlin's Tegel airport started earlier today -Tuesday, 04 September 2012-09-04
- An 11 hour walk out at Munich Airport began at 11:00 GMT
The union representing the cabin crew and the airline have been in dispute over pay and working conditions. As Lufthansa undergoes a 1.5bn euro cost cutting programme, the union wants guarantees that the airline will not outsource jobs and use more temporary workers.
Source: BBC News
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