German pilots are on a one-day strike today. Due to this, the country’s leading Lufthansa Airlines has canceled more than 800 flights. Due to this, more than 1.30 lakh passengers have been affected. Passengers created a ruckus at Delhi’s IGI Airport last night due to the cancellation of the flight. Due to this there was a hindrance in the movement of the airport.
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Germany’s pilot union has called for a strike today on various demands. According to a news agency, 800 flights of Lufthansa Air Line are likely to be canceled due to the pilots’ strike. Officials say that due to the cancellation of such a large number of flights, about 1.30 lakh passengers may be affected.
The DCP of IGI Airport said that at around 12 o’clock in the night, a crowd of more than 150 people reached the airport’s departure gate no. 1 and gathered in front of terminal number 3. These people were demanding refund of passengers money or alternate flight due to cancellation of Lufthansa’s Frankfurt and Munich flights.
He said that due to the gathering outside the Indira Gandhi International Airport, other passengers started facing problems in movement. After this, IGI staff and CISF personnel took charge of the situation and cleared the crowd. The DCP said that alternate flight arrangements are being made for the passengers of German Airlines.