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German Airport Strikes Proceed: Berlin, Hamburg & Bremen Cancel All Monday Flights And Hanover Affected

The German commerce union Verdi has referred to as one other spherical of warning strikes amongst floor and safety employees at 4 airports for Monday (March 13, 2023).

Berlin, Hamburg, and Bremen airports are primarily all closed for departing passenger visitors. There may very well be some flights that may land on Monday. It’s unclear what degree of disruptions the Hanover airport will expertise tomorrow.

You possibly can entry Lufthansa’s web page for flight disruptions right here.

These strikes will have an effect on all airways flying to those 4 airports. Passengers who’re scheduled to fly to/from/by means of Berlin, Hamburg, Bremen, and Hanover on March 13, 2023, ought to contact airways to have the flight(s) rebooked or refunded.

There might be spillover results on March 14, 2023, if planes and crews are out of their deliberate rotations.

Airways are legally required to rebook affected passengers to their last locations on the earliest alternative, even when this implies transferring them to rivals. They’re additionally required to supply lodging and meals in case of prolonged delays.

There isn’t any money compensation for delays and cancellations attributable to this strike, as it’s out of the airways’ management.

Lufthansa’s Announcement:

As a result of an introduced strike by the Ver.di union, there could also be cancellations and delays on Lufthansa Group flights to and from Berlin, Hanover, Bremen and Hamburg, most likely all day on March 13.

Within the occasion of a cancellation, Lufthansa will rebook you freed from cost and often mechanically to a different flight and inform you by way of your cell phone quantity. If you don’t obtain a message from Lufthansa, please verify the present standing of your reserving. Right here you can even regulate the rebooking if required.  Alternatively, you can even use the Lufthansa Chatbot.

In case you have booked by means of a tour operator or journey company, you may additionally contact the tour operator / journey company the place the reserving was made.

Within the occasion of a cancellation of a home Lufthansa flight (or a Lufthansa flight between Germany and Basel or Salzburg), you possibly can trade your flight ticket right into a ticket with Deutsche Bahn freed from cost. We suggest that you just make a reservation for this on the Deutsche Bahn web site. Please word that the ticket is simply legitimate on Deutsche Bahn trains on the day of concern and the next day (aside from “Metropolis Evening Line trains” of Deutsche Bahn).

In case you have a connecting flight from Frankfurt or Munich, we suggest that you just enable enough time for altering from prepare to flight when planning your rail journey to the airports.

Essential word: At present, the trade is simply attainable by way of notebooks and desktop computer systems with the supply choice “Print by e-mail”. Sadly, the supply choices “Cellphone ticket” will not be attainable.


There seems to be a large hole between what the workers demand and what the airports are keen to pay, and these strikes proceed because of this.

Sadly, air vacationers are affected by this dispute, and we hope that events can discover a answer that’s acceptable to all events concerned.



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