From today until Wednesday, April 27, major German airports will be affected by the Verdi trade union strike. All intercontinental flights to and from Munich will be cancelled as well as many international flights. Düsseldorf, Cologne and Frankfurt airports will also be affected.
If you’re planning to travel through any of these airports, you can expect cancellations, disruptions and delays for flights impacted by the strike, which will end later on Wednesday.
According to the latest updates by Air Transport World:
- Frankfurt Airport will resume ground-services, check-in, maintenance areas and also fire services after 3 pm Wednesday.
- Munich Airport expects to be affected all of Wednesday in all areas of operation, including check-in services and flight operations.
Travelling within or via Germany and want more details? Check the Twitter feeds and websites of relevant airports and carriers for the latest updates.
Strike of the Union Verdi at German Airports on 26 & 27APR. Please check flight status https://t.co/zSjS3KxhcY before going to the airport.
— Lufthansa (@lufthansa) April 26, 2016
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