Lufthansa grounds long-haul flights as strike drags on
More than 100,000 Lufthansa passengers are facing disruption as a strike by pilots dragged on for a third day. The German airline cancelled about 830 flights on Friday, with long-haul journeys facing disruption over the weekend as the dispute intensifies. Lufthansa has cancelled more than 2,600 flights since pilots first went on strike on Wednesday. The pilots' union said 88 long-haul flights leaving Germany on Saturday would be hit.