Monday, July 30, 2018

Lufthansa faces delays at its German hubs, many Indians among those affected

New Delhi: Passengers flying to, from and through German carrier Lufthansa’s hubs of Munich and
Frankfurt are facing serious delays and uncertainty of their flights since last Saturday (July 28) morning. From India, Lufthansa has two daily flights to Munich and four to Frankfurt and desi travellers have taken to Twitter to express the hardships they are facing.
An unidentified woman made it to Munich Airport terminal 2’s security hold area reportedly without going through security or passport checks on Saturday morning due to which this terminal was closed for some time, causing delays here over the weekend. Frankfurt is having bad weather, said Lufthansa. Former Indian Army chief General V P Malik was among the passengers stranded in Germany over the weekend. He tweeted from the handle @Vemdalik1 on Sunday morning: “Travelling through Frankfurt. Total chaos at airport.
Thousands stranded. Lufthansa staff most unhelpful. Even discourteous. Business cl(ass) passengers being sent from pillar to post. Refusing to provide accn (accommodation) to passengers whose flights cancelled today (Sunday).”
29/07/18 Saurabh Sinha/Times of India

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