No sooner than I post the fact that negotiations have broken down between Lufthansa and their Pilots Union, a strike has been announced for Monday, December 1 and Tuesday, December 2.
The strike is a 2 pronged attack that will affect both short and long haul operations. Cargo operations will be impacted as well.
Specifically, Medium and Short Haul flights will be impacted from noon on Monday December 1 until 11:00p on Tuesday December 2 (Frankfurt local time). Long Haul flights will be affected from Tuesday December 2 from 3:00 am until 11:00 pm (Frankfurt local time). As part of the strike action Cargo flights will be impacted at the same time as the long haul stoppage on Tuesday.
Lufthansa has yet to update their website with specific information on the strike, but you can use this Flight Status link to check the status of your flight and for updates on the strike. Additionally, if you provided your email or cell phone number during your booking process, you will receive automatic updates that impact your flights.
I’ll follow up with another post once Lufthansa begins to list the specific flights that will be cancelled.