Lufthansa plans to cancel 34,000 flights from its summer schedule

 Tuesday, February 21, 2023 


Lufthansa Airlines plans to cancel 34000 flights from its summer schedule. After taking the information of staff shortages and other issues, the spokesperson said that Lufthansa adjusted the summer schedule from Frankfurt and Munich, confirming that a large number of flights will be cut.

Despite planning to cut over 30,000 flights from its summer schedule, Lufthansa has said that all those affected will be informed beforehand so no inconveniences get caused by last-second cancellations.

The same has suggested that by informing passengers are early as possible, they want to make sure that everyone is able to make alternative arrangements as well as adjust their travel plans.

Apart from dealing with staff shortages, Lufthansa Airlines has also been affected by a staff strike, which took place on Friday. Due to a full-day strike called by Verdi at Frankfurt, Munich, Stuttgart, Hamburg, Dortmund, Hanover, and Bremen on February 17, Lufthansa was forced to cancel more than 1,300 flights.

Commenting on the matter, Lufthansa Member of the Executive Board, Michael Niggemann, said that the airline regrets the impact of this strike on passengers and the same stressed that the air transport system is very vulnerable.

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