BERLIN, April 01. /ITAR-TASS/. Ninety-eight flights between Russian and German cities will be cancelled during a large-scale strike by Lufthansa pilots scheduled for this week, says a list of grounded services on the carrier's website.
The strike has been called by the Vereinigung Cockpit trade union, representing the interests of almost 9,300 flight crew members from all airlines in Germany, seeking an increase in salaries and better working conditions. The strike will begin on Wednesday and will end overnight to Saturday, on April 5.
Sixty-four flights to and from Moscow airports Vnukovo and Domodedovo will be cancelled alongside 34 services to and from St. Petersburg’s Pulkovo Airport.