Lufthansa pilot strike to affect eight Sofia flights on September 9

A total of eight direct flights between Sofia and the German airports of Frankfurt and Munich on September 9 have been cancelled as a result of the strike by the German pilots union, Lufthansa Group said.

The industrial action by Vereinigung Cockpit has prompted Lufthansa to cancel the flights, the airline said. The strike affected Lufthansa short- and medium-haul flights, while the industrial action on September 8 focused on long-haul flights. In total, about 1000 out of 3000 daily flights operated by the airline were cancelled.

Two flights to Munich and two to Frankfurt were cancelled, with the corresponding return flights cancelled as well, according to the list made available by Lufthansa.

Flights of the Lufthansa Group airlines Germanwings, Swiss, Brussels Airlines and Austrian Airlines were excepted from the strike and schedule adjustments.

For a full list of cancelled Lufthansa flights and the airline’s FAQ regarding flight disruptions, visit the Lufthansa website.

(Photo: Hermann Rohrmeier)



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