Strike Grounds Most Lufthansa Flights


PARIS — A widespread strike all but grounded the German flag carrier Lufthansa on Monday, affecting around 150,000 passengers around the world amid a battle over wages as the airline pushes ahead with a $2 billion restructuring program. The airline, Europe’s largest by passengers carried, said it had to cancel all but 32 of its 1,700 scheduled flights worldwide after unions representing more than 33,000 ground crew and other staff, half its German work force, called the action. The full-day “warning strike” at Germany’s biggest airports — including Frankfurt, Munich and Hamburg — was the second such action in a month by members of the country’s…

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