December 4, 2023

The safety workers at lots of the German airports has been on strike intermittently for the previous few weeks, and this time it’s Berlin Brandenburg’s activate April 24, 2023.

Lufthansa has knowledgeable that it’ll function all flights TO Berlin, however it seems that all departing flights, together with these of Lufthansa, have been canceled (Lufthansa possible flies planes out with out passengers).

The airways are required per EC261/2004 to rebook the affected passengers at their earlier comfort (passengers’, not the airways’), or passengers also can go for a refund in the event that they so want, even on noncancelable and nonrefundable tickets.

Passengers are additionally eligible for Responsibility to Care, which implies lodging (resort) and/or meals in case of lengthy delays.

Lufthansa’s Announcement:

On 24. April, the German commerce union ver.di has known as for a strike of the airport safety workers in Berlin. Cancellations and delays within the Lufthansa Group flight schedule from Berlin are anticipated. Flights to Berlin are to be operated as scheduled.

Within the occasion of a cancellation, Lufthansa will rebook you on one other flight freed from cost and often mechanically and inform you by way of your cell phone quantity.  If you don’t obtain a message from Lufthansa, please test the present standing of your reserving. Right here it’s also possible to modify the rebooking if required.  Alternatively, it’s also possible to use the Lufthansa Chat Assistant.

As there aren’t any flights from Berlin on Monday, we suggest substitute transport by Deutsche Bahn.

For those who booked your flight by way of a tour operator or journey company, you may additionally contact the tour operator / journey company the place the reserving was made.

Within the occasion of a cancellation of a home Lufthansa flight (or a Lufthansa flight between Germany and Basel or Salzburg) inside two days earlier than departure, you’ll be able to trade your flight ticket right into a ticket with Deutsche Bahn freed from cost. We suggest that you simply make a reservation for this on the Deutsche Bahn web site. Please word that the ticket is barely legitimate on Deutsche Bahn trains on the day of problem and the next day.

When you have a connecting flight from Frankfurt or Munich, we suggest that you simply enable enough time for altering from practice to flight when planning your rail journey to the airports.


In case you aren’t in a position to make use of the talked about self-service choices,  please contact our Service Heart at +49 (0) 69-86-799-799*, or one in all our native Lufthansa telephone numbers.

We ask on your understanding that there could also be longer ready instances as a result of elevated quantity of calls.

* Calls from landlines are charged at native charges, costs from the cell networks depend upon the supplier and should differ.

Yow will discover extra data and suggestions in case of irregularities at brief discover on our particular web page.


They actually ought to discover a resolution for the safety workers strikes in Germany, though there may be fairly a spot between what the commerce union calls for and what the opposite occasion is prepared to simply accept.

I’m scheduled to fly by way of Frankfurt Airport in lower than two weeks and must carefully monitor the scenario, as must you, who’ve flights to/from/by way of Germany, till this problem has been resolved.