Lufthansa pilots’ strike disrupting air travel

A three-day strike by Lufthansa pilots starting Wednesday has led to the cancellation of 3,800 flights including all flights between Prague and Frankfurt on Wednesday and Thursday, a spokeswoman for Prague’s Vaclav Havel Airport confirmed on Tuesday. This represents six flights a day. Friday’s flights remain uncertain. In view of possible changes the airline has advised passengers to check out the status of their flight before setting off. The strike was called over Lufthansa’s plan to scrap an early retirement deal and could be one of the biggest strikes ever to hit the German airline.