The Lufthansa strike which has caused thousands of cancellations of flights this week has now been extended into a third day.

Lufthansa strike extended

The strike is by the pilots’ union “Vereinigung Cockpit” (VC) and affects Lufthansa flights from Germany on all continental and intercontinental routes today as well as on continental routes on 25 November 2016.

The strike announcement concerns Lufthansa operated flights only. Flights operated by Germanwings, Eurowings, Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines, SWISS and Brussels Airlines are not affected by the strike measures and will continue to operate normally.

More details are on Lufthansa’s website.