Lufthansa pilot union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) has threatened further strikes after negotiations again failed with management over retirement benefits and cost cuts. In July, VC offered new concessions to end the ongoing dispute, which has resulted in 12 strikes over the past 15 months at a cost of €300 million ($333 million). The concessions included raising the average retirement age from 58 to 60 and reducing cockpit crew costs. VC offered the €500 million in concessions after ...

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