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TravelHaven News Brief – Lufthansa Pilots’ Strike Imminent

The following information has just been released by Lufthansa:

Pilot’s Union Strike in Germany

Announced strike Lufthansa cockpit personnel.

LH Goodwill & Reaccommodation Policy:

As result of the call for industrial action by the Pilot’s Union for the dates of

22-25 February 2010 , LH expects some irregularities to the flight operation.

Details are not known at this point.

Lufthansa offers the following to the passengers who are currently booked on Lufthansa flights on the dates of 22-25 February 2010 .

Tickets have to be issued before 18th February 2010.

One Rebooking free of Charge

Last day of travel for the new itinerary will be 31st March 2010, or per original fare rule, whichever is longer.

Waive all change penalties; minimum/maximum stay and advanced purchase to be ignored.

Non-changeable fares are permitted to change under this waiver.

All other conditions of the original fare must be observed including booking class, routing and flight carrier restrictions.


§ Endorsement entries: Tickets must be annotated „Pilots Strike Feb_1” .

§ VKA entries: VKA shall reflect the reason "Pilots Strike Feb_1"

§ Further Publications: This policy can also be found under GGAIRLHIRREG and https://eteaming.ebase.dlh.de/community/ecc/goodwill_policies .