Lufthansa strike: Flights cancelled at Tegel Airport

Lufthansa strike: Flights cancelled at Tegel Airport

The first flights at Tegel airport were cancelled Thursday morning (7 November 2019) due to the strike by Lufthansa cabin staff.

Maschinen der Lufthansa stehen auf einem Flughafengelände

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All Lufthansa connections to Munich and Frankfurt were cancelled, according to the flight plan on the Berlin Airports website. On Thursday, Lufthansa will be offering a total of almost 40 flights from Tegel airport to both cities. Other destinations are not served from there.

1300 flights affected by strike

But there was no rush to the railways because of the strike, at least in the morning. It was expected that many passengers would take the train instead. "We have a normal traffic situation in long-distance traffic", said a spokesman for the railway. Due to the 48-hour strike of the flight attendants, Lufthansa had cancelled 1300 flights nationwide on both days, 700 of them on Thursday.
TV Tower at Alexanderplatz
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| Last edited: Thursday, 7. November 2019 09:00 Uhr

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