Lufthansa has canceled 290 out of 3,000 flights—including 15 intercontinental services—on the first day of a week-long strike by its cabin crew, which is represented by the UFO union. According to Lufthansa, 37,000 passengers have been affected. UFO called for the strike in Frankfurt and Düsseldorf after long-running (December 2013) talks over pay, retirement benefits and working conditions failed this week. Lufthansa Passenger Airlines CEO Karl Ulrich Garnadt told ATW ...

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