frankfurt - Also on Saturday will be withdrawn by Lufthansa pilots. That the pilots union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) announced Thursday evening.
Friday is the third day of the strike, and even then many flights are canceled again by Lufthansa 830 flights have been eliminated from the schedule. It involves short and medium-haul flights, mainly within Europe. But by the strikes of recent days, Lufthansa does not rule out that on Friday still discomfort is experienced in long-haul flights.
The Lufthansa pilot corps is campaigning for better working conditions. Thereby Wednesday and Thursday were already a total of nearly 1,800 flights, including flights to distant destinations. Hundreds of thousands of passengers have been the brunt of the strike, which cost the company an estimated 10 million euros a day.
The conflict between Lufthansa and pilots union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) drags on for more than two years. Since 2014 it has been the fourteenth strike.