Lufthansa pilot union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) announced late Tuesday it will continue its strike action Thursday, which will affect long-haul and cargo flights. Lufthansa expects to operate half of its long-haul flights. The strikes are part of a series of ongoing protests over transition payments for early retirees. VC pilots staged its ninth strike action Monday and Tuesday, which affected Lufthansa’s short- and medium-haul flights, forcing the carrier to cancel around 1,400 ...

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