has cancelled 876 of its approximately 3,000 scheduled flights on Wednesday ahead
of a strike that has been called by its pilots' union.
long-haul routes, including some intercontinental service, are among the canceled
flights. Approximately 100,000 passengers will be impacted. The German carrier
says that passengers should verify the status of their flight at LH.com. Those
whose flights are canceled can rebook for free or receive a refund.
statement Tuesday, the carrier didn't say which U.S. flights would be canceled
Wednesday. However, it said that flights are planned from Frankfurt to Chicago,
Houston, Miami and Washington Dulles. Flights will also operate from Munich to
San Francisco, Newark and Charlotte.
strike will be the 14th over 2-and-a-half years in the long-running dispute between
Lufthansa and the pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit.