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Germany Airline Strike alert

Updated on 4 November 2019

The Situation:

Flights attendants’ union (UFO) called for a 48-hour strike for Lufthansa's German

operations. The strike is scheduled to begin on 6 November at 11pm GMT and end 8

November at 11 pm GMT.

All Lufthansa flights departing from Germany during this time have a high potential to be

impacted. The strike may also impact Lufthansa's affiliate airlines including EuroWings and SunExpress.

Possible Effects:

  • Delayed or cancelled flights

  • Possible protests or demonstrations at airports

  • Traffic delays due to strikes, demonstrations, etc.

  • Blocked roads due to demonstrations, especially those near the airport

Mitigating Factors to Apply:

  • Check with airport to confirm flight status before departure

  • Avoid all protests and demonstration, which have the possibility of turning violent

  • Allow extra time for travel

  • Monitor local media and news for updates

  • Enroll in a safe traveler program to receive warning from your preferred embassy

DISCLAIMER and Hold Harmless

Disclaimer: LSDS gathers information from multiple sources and offers insight and perspective to travelers. Sources cannot be validated for accuracy in every instance. Travelers assume all risk associated with their travel and are responsible for the decisions associated with travel and for their own safety. Users of this reference document agree, to hold harmless LSDS (LLC) its employees and clients associated with any risk or injury incurred during travel.


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