Snowfalls Forced the Airport in Frankfurt to Cancel 170 Flights

December 18, 2017 11:51 am

Frankfurt Airport, the largest in Germany, canceled 170 flights due to snow, said the Associated Press. Weather forecasts predict weather conditions will improve over the course of the day. Airport authorities said flights to Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Vienna, Dublin and Warsaw were affected. Delta and Lufthansa’s flights between Frankfurt and the United States are also affected by an interruption in the power supply...

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Germany Train: Traveling From Berlin to Munich Got Faster

December 8, 2017 10:18 pm

A new high-speed rail line operated by the German company Deutsche Bahn will allow passengers to travel the 363-mile distance between the cities of Berlin and Munich in less than four hours. Currently, the quickest way to travel between the two cities takes six hours by train, but the new...

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Lufthansa pilots to strike again as pay row continues

November 28, 2016 12:26 pm

Lufthansa pilots have warned they will strike again on Tuesday and Wednesday after weekend talks failed to resolve a long-running row over pay.The pilots’ union, Vereinigung Cockpit, said the walkout would affect short-haul flights on Tuesday, and both short and long-haul flights on Wednesday. It is the 15th strike since...

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Pilots to go on strike at Germany’s Lufthansa on Wednesday

November 22, 2016 1:28 pm

Pilots at German airline Lufthansa will go on strike on Wednesday in a long-running pay dispute, their labor union said on Monday, raising the prospects of hundreds of flight cancellations. The strike, the 14th in the row between union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) and Lufthansa, will run for 24 hours from...

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Germany – Smartraveller advice

July 23, 2016 9:57 pm

Current Advice Level: Exercise normal safety precautions Latest update: The shooting incident in Munich on 22 July (local time) has been resolved. At least 9 people have been killed. German authorities are treating it as a terrorist investigation. Public transport has returned to normal. You should expect extra security in...

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