Lufthansa Says Pilots' Strike To Cost Up To 75 Million Euros

wochit news
April 04, 2014 AT 7:41 AM
Lufthansa said a three-day walkout by its pilots, which has effectively grounded Germany's largest airline, could cost it up to 75 million euros ($103 million) as it called on their union to return for talks over pay and retirement conditions. Lufthansa has canceled a total of 3,800 flights over the strike period, which began on Wednesday. Chief operating officer of Lufthansa German Airlines Kratky estimated about 35 million to 75 million euros as the the lost cost of the strike.