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European Travel Hampered as Air Traffic Controllers Start Strike

Strikes by air traffic controllers have begun to disrupt travel throughout Europe as unions start two days of walkouts to protest against planned cost cuts and reforms.

Deutsche Lufthansa AG has canceled 42 flights today affecting destinations including airports in Italy, France and Switzerland, the company said on its website. Ryanair Holdings Plc, the region’s largest discount carrier, scratched more than 80 flights, it said on its website.