Lufthansa was hit again by a strike by its Lufthansa CityLine pilots, resulting in heavy delays Friday morning. Twenty-two flights were cancelled, more than 60 were delayed and 3,500 passengers were affected before operations were restored in late morning. Unlike the strikes earlier in the week that were orchestrated by the ver.di trade union, the Aug. 31 action was led by Vereinigung Cockpit, which has considerably more pilot members than ver.di. The pilots say they are striking for better ...

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