German airport personnel strike to affect eight Sofia flights on April 27

A total of eight direct flights between Sofia and the German airports of Frankfurt and Munich on April 27 have been cancelled as a result of the strike by the German trade union Verdi, Lufthansa Group said.

Three flights to Munich and one to Frankfurt were cancelled, with the corresponding return flights cancelled as well, according to the list made available by Lufthansa. However, a second Lufthansa flight to Frankfurt and the corresponding return flight would not be affected by the strike.

Verdi’s strike on April 27 was slated to impact the airports Frankfurt/Main, Munich, Dusseldorf, Cologne/Bonn, Dortmund and partly also Hannover-Langenhagen for ground handling, check-in and security services, as well as a section of the fire brigades, Lufthansa said.

Three other flights to German airports – a morning flight from Berlin and back, operated by by Air Berlin; a late-afternoon flight from Frankfurt and back, also by Air Berlin; as well as a Wizz Air flight to Dortmund and back – had not been cancelled, according to information on the Sofia Airport website.

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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