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Frankfurt Airport set for second day of strike woes


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Frankfurt Airport set for second day of strike woes

There are likely to more delays at Frankfurt Airport on Friday as a walkout over pay by air traffic employees enters its second day.

Unions representing 200 ground workers have called the strike from 8:00 to 22:00 Central European Time.

At least 50 percent of flights will operate, with short-haul services being hit the most by cancellations.

Long-haul flights will mostly operate as normal.

Affected passengers can get a refund, rebook, or in some cases obtain a voucher to travel by rail.

With 1,300 daily takeoffs and landings Frankfurt Airport is a key European hub behind London’s Heathrow and Paris’ Charles de Gaulle.

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