Lufthansa Prepares for Fallout From a Big Pilot Strike

A terminal is almost empty as public employees of the Frankfurt airport went on a warning strike for higher wages in Frankfurt, Germany on March 27 Photograph by Michael Probst/AP Photo

Count yourself lucky if your travel plans this week don’t involve Germany. Lufthansa has scrubbed 3,800 flights scheduled for later this week after pilots at Europe’s second-largest airline announced a three-day strike beginning on Wednesday. The airline warns that 425,000 passengers will be affected, with only about 500 Lufthansa flights operating during the strike.

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