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Lufthansa offers pilots new deal to end strike

BERLIN: Germany's flagship carrier Lufthansa on Friday offered pilots a new deal on wages to end a crippling three-day strike that has led to mass flight cancellations affecting over 300,000 passengers. The airline said it had been forced to cancel more than 2,700 flights since the start of the walkout, which was called by the pilots' union Cockpit and is currently set to last through Saturday. It is the pilots' 14th strike since April 2014. To resolve the long-running dispute, Lufthansa said it could offer a…

Germany’s Lufthansa cancels nearly 900 flights

FRANKFURT: Germany's flagship carrier Lufthansa said it would cancel nearly 900 flights on Wednesday because of a strike by pilots, causing travel disruptions for tens of thousands of passengers in the latest escalation of a long-simmering pay dispute. The 24-hour stoppage, called by the pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit, will start at midnight and affect Lufthansa flights at airports across Germany. Out of the roughly 3,000 planned short- and long-haul flights, 876 will be cancelled due to the strike, "affecting some…