Pilot union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) has called for a 48-hour pilot strike Thursday and Friday for Lufthansa’s low-cost subsidiary Germanwings, the latest in a series of ongoing protests over transition payments for early retirees.   Around 900 flights will be affected. Germanwings said it hopes to operate around 60% of flights over the next two days. VC said in a statement that negotiations with the Lufthansa management failed again this week.  “Lufthansa has denied ...

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