Lufthansa strike causes cancellations of flights at Sofia Airport on November 9

Lufthansa strike causes cancellations of flights at Sofia Airport on November 9

Sofia, November 9, 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency

The strike by Lufthansa employees, called by trade union UFO in a retirement pay dispute with the airline, has resulted in flight cancellations at Sofia Airport on November 9.

This is the third day that flights at the Bulgarian capital city’s airport have been affected by the industrial action at Lufthansa.

With all-day work stoppages at Frankfurt, Munich and Duesseldorf airports, a total of 929 Lufthansa flights, and 113 000 passengers, are affected.