German airline Lufthansa has canceled hundreds of flights over the next four days due to strike action by German pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC); following a breakdown in talks with Lufthansa over retirement benefits. The latest walkout begins today, December 1st at lunchtime and will continue through until Tuesday 2nd December.
Passengers will be affected in the following ways:
- a strike on short and medium-haul flights begins midday Monday, lasting until 11.59 p.m. Tuesday.
- a strike on long-haul flights begins 3 a.m. Tuesday, lasting until 11.59 p.m. Tuesday.
flights of budget subsidiary Germanwings are not affected.