• Pilots Strike at Lufthansa's Low Cost Unit

    Pilots at Lufthansa's low-cost carrier Germanwings have staged a six-hour strike throughout Germany. According to a company spokesperson 116 mostly domestic flights were cancelled between 0600 local time (0400 GMT) and 1200 local time. A row at German airline group Lufthansa over an early retirement scheme for its pilots showed no sign of being resolved any time soon after talks broke down and the strike was announced on Thursday afternoon.