Lufthansa Group said capacity was reduced 0.5% year-over-year in December due to a two-day pilot strike by the Vereinigung Cockpit (VC). Lufthansa was affected by 10 pilot strikes last year, which were part of a series of ongoing protests over transition payments for early retirees. The strikes at Lufthansa Passenger Airlines, which included Germanwings, caused the cancellation of some 1,500 flights in December and cost the airline a total of nearly €200 million ($236 million). RPKs ...

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