The Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) has called a 12-hour pilot strike on Thursday for Lufthansa’s low-cost subsidiary Germanwings, the latest in a series of ongoing protests over transition payments for early retirees.   On Wednesday, Germanwings said it would be able to operate 80% of all 500 scheduled flights on Thursday. About 100 flights, mostly domestic flights within Germany, have been canceled. VC, which represents 5,400 Lufthansa pilots, said in a statement that Lufthansa has not ...

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