Lufthansa pilot union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) has called for its ninth strike action Monday and Tuesday in a series of ongoing protests over transition payments for early retirees. Initially, short- and medium-haul flights from all airports in Germany will be affected. Long-haul pilots and Lufthansa Cargo pilots will join the strike Tuesday. Lufthansa’s low-cost subsidiary Germanwings will not be affected. On Monday, Lufthansa said it will operate 1,450 flights out of 2,800 during the ...

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