Strike Forces Lufthansa to Alter Flight Schedules

Due to a strike by the Independent Flight Attendants Organization (Ufo), Lufthansa has activated a special flight plan for today (Thursday, Nov. 7) and tomorrow (Friday, Nov. 8).

The schedule will be available at Passengers are advised to check the status of their flights before heading to the airport.

Tomorrow, Lufthansa says 2,300 of 3,000 planned Lufthansa Group flights will operate. On Friday, 2,400 flights will operate. Officials say that as a result of the strike, around 180,000 passengers will be affected by 1,300 flight cancellations.

The Group airlines Eurowings, Germanwings, SunExpress, Lufthansa Cityline, SWISS, Edelweiss, Austrian Airlines, Air Dolomiti and Brussels Airlines will not be affected.

Affected passengers can rebook flights free of charge for an alternative Lufthansa Group flight within the next 10 days.

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