- Lufthansa airline pilots go on strike for a day
- Around 700 passengers stranded at Indira Gandhi International Airport
- More than 100 people had gathered outside the airport
Lufthansa Airline: Germany’s Lufthansa airline has canceled two of its flights due to the pilots’ strike. After this, around 700 passengers got stuck at Terminal-3 of Indira Gandhi International Airport on Friday. Police gave this information. According to the police, the families and relatives of the stranded passengers gathered outside the airport demanding refund or any alternate arrangement. More than 100 people gathered outside the airport. A senior police officer said that late on Thursday night at 12:15, they got information about the gathering of people there from a number in Terminal-3 of Indira Gandhi International Airport.
Passengers demand refund of ticket money
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Airport) Tanu Sharma said that due to the gathering of the crowd, there was a jam. They were demanding refund of ticket money or any other arrangement for their relatives trapped in the terminal building. He said that he got annoyed with the cancellation of flights without any prior information. They were later pacified by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and airport staff. The Deputy Commissioner of Police said that Lufthansa had canceled the flight to Frankfurt with 300 passengers leaving at 2:50 pm and the flight to Munich with 400 passengers leaving at 1:10 pm . Police said that both the flights were canceled by Lufthansa’s headquarters itself due to a one-day strike by the pilots of Lufthansa. Police said the airline is trying to make alternate arrangements.
Over 1,000 Lufthansa flights were canceled
Let us tell you that in the month of July also, more than 1,000 flights of the airline had to be canceled after the logistics and ticketing workers of German airline Lufthansa went on a one-day strike. According to a report by the German news agency DPA, about 1.34 lakh passengers had to suffer due to such large-scale cancellations of Lufthansa flights.
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