Lufthansa said only 20 out of 1,650 planned short-haul flights would operate, while long-haul operations faced “massive flight cancellations and delays” with just 12 out of 70 flights operating from Frankfurt, Munich and Düsseldorf. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Lufthansa passengers face huge disruption to travel planstoday after the German airline cancelled almost all its flights in Europe because of a(...)

The union Verdi, representing 33,000 staff at Lufthansa, announced  strike action today to put pressure on Lufthansa management to make a better pay offer. Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

Germany's largest airline Lufthansa said it was cancelling almost 1,700 flights on Monday, mostly on domestic and short-haul European routes, (...)