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11th April, 2018

Lufthansa and Air France cancel flights

Several flights linking Budapest to Paris, Frankfurt and Munich were cancelled on Tuesday, due to strikes by airline personnel.

The Germany flights were among 800 cancelled by Lufthansa airlines yesterday.

Ground service workers and firemen went on strike Tuesday morning at airports in Frankfurt, Munich, Cologne and Bremen.

As staff of Air France also went on strike on Tuesday, the airline cancelled its 9.05 a.m. flight from Paris to Budapest and the 9.50 a.m. flight from Budapest to Paris.

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