Foreign Affairs
Lufthansa cancels 1,300 flights in wake of cabin crew action

Lufthansa has cancelled 1,300 flights, all departing from Germany, after it failed to stop a two-day strike by cabin crew.

The strike started at midnight and is expected to hit some 180,000 passengers. Some 700 flights will be cancelled on Thursday, and another 600 will be cancelled on Friday.

Flights by other Lufthansa companies, among them Eurowings, Swiss, Austrian Airlines and Brussels Airlines, are not affected.