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Lufthansa Pilot Strike Extends to Long-haul Flights

(Reuters)

Pilots at Deutsche Lufthansa AG extended their latest two-day stoppage on Tuesday, grounding long-haul flights in addition to domestic and European routes and stranding thousands of travellers.

Lufthansa is trying to squeeze its cost base to compete with low-cost carriers like Ryanair Plc and easyJet Plc, as well as Gulf airlines, but has met resistance from workers. Read more here.