Lufthansa to Cancel Over 800 Flights Amid Public Sector Walkout

Germany’s largest airline Lufthansa warned that more than half of its scheduled flights on Tuesday, April 10 will be canceled, as airport staff prepares to go on strike as part of a nationwide public sector walkout.

In a statement posted on Twitter, Lufthansa said it “must cancel more than 800 of its planned 1,600 flights tomorrow, including 58 long-distance services, because of the strike.” Some 90,000 passengers would be affected, it added.

Service at airports is set to return to normal on Wednesday, April 11, Lufthansa said.

Read more on Deutsche Welle.