Ongoing Lufthansa strike hits SA pax
The ongoing strike of staff at Lufthansa, which is scheduled to last until Friday, November 13, is affecting a number of flights on the South African route.
The following flights have been cancelled:
LH572 departing November 11, Frankfurt-Johannesburg
LH573 departing November 11, Johannesburg-Frankfurt
LH574 departing November 11, Munich-Cape Town
LH573 departing November 12 Johannesburg-Frankfurt
LH575 departing November 12, Cape Town-Munich
Passengers are urged to check the website www.lh.com for the latest updates before they plan to fly.
The strike is a result of talks concerning retirement benefits between Lufthansa and UFO, a flight attendants' union, which have so far been unsuccessful. Lufthansa has so far cancelled hundreds of flights, leaving thousands of passengers stranded.