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27 February 2012 11:28
Lufthansa welcomed the news that the strike was finishing early
Holidaymakers were warned to expect further flight disruption at Frankfurt Airport, even after striking workers ended their action early.
Passengers were advised to check their
travel insurance cover if they were affected by the strike after cancellations continued into Thursday.
Members of the GDF union had been due to strike until 11pm on Friday, but ended their action on Wednesday after airport owner Fraport agreed to reopen talks in an ongoing pay dispute.
Lufthansa said: "Lufthansa welcomes that the air traffic controllers' union has ended their strike action at Frankfurt Airport. Lufthansa will do everything to return back to normal flight operations."
Fraport CEO Dr Stefan Schulte said: "In the interests of the passengers, airlines and our airport staff, we welcome the resumption of talks to seek new solutions at the negotiating table."
17 January 2017
Stansted Airport has made a bid to become Britain's next hub for long-haul travel, as passengers are promised seamless connection facilities and baggage transfer.
13 January 2017
Long-term goals such as travelling more and visiting new places have come above healthy eating and changing jobs in a list of the top New Year's resolutions.
14 January 2017
Some of the biggest airports in the UK have been forced to cancel flights as snow and blizzard conditions sweep parts of the country.
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24 December 2016
Planned strikes by British Airways cabin crew on Christmas Day and Boxing Day have been suspended amid continuing industrial unrest ahead of the weekend break.
11 January 2017
A connection between diabetes and inflection in children could be a major breakthrough in developing a cure for type 1 diabetes, according to new research.
10 January 2017
A new trial aimed at tackling widespread loneliness among older people is successfully reducing isolation using community-based tactics, a report shows.
07 January 2017
People may be able to enjoy better brain health in later life by following a Mediterranean diet, research has suggested.
06 January 2017
Many Britons plan to cut down on the costs of their holidays in 2017, as part of their financial resolutions for the New Year.
05 January 2017
Holidaymakers have been encouraged to make the most of the fact 2017 boasts a pair of bank holiday weekends just two weeks apart.
04 January 2017
Holidaymakers are increasingly turning their attentions to trips which are all-inclusive, new research has suggested.
31 December 2016
Budget airline Norwegian has said it will launch ultra-low cost flights for as little at £56 to New York as it ramps up the pressure on its rivals.