Lufthansa strike: Two-day walkout averted as pilots reach last-minute pay deal

Earlier today, Lufthansa pilots threatened to strike again this Wednesday and Thursday over pay. 

However, the two-day walkout has been averted by a last-minute pay deal.

If the strike had gone ahead, it would have been the second faced by Germany’s biggest airline in a week. On Friday, pilots staged a walkout that led to hundreds of flights being cancelled.

Why has the Lufthansa pilot strike been cancelled?

The Vereinigung Cockpit union had announced plans for a walkout on Wednesday and Thursday, calling on Lufthansa to make a “serious” offer in talks over pay increases

Following last-minute pay talks on Tuesday, the union says that the two sides have agreed in principle on “an

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