October 20, 2014 / 1:23 PM / 4 years ago

Lufthansa says strike results in 1,511 canceled flights

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Lufthansa has canceled 1,511 flights as a result of a strike being held by pilots that runs until midnight on Tuesday, a spokesman for the airline said on Monday.

An electronic information board displays cancelled flights at Frankfurt airport October 20, 2014. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski

That’s equivalent to around 65 percent of the 2,333 flights it would normally operate during the strike.

Pilots’ union VC had initially planned to strike only on short-haul routes on Monday and Tuesday but earlier on Monday extended the strike to include long-haul flights.

Reporting by Peter Maushagen; Writing by Victoria Bryan; Editing by Arno Schuetze

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