Lufthansa to cut 33,000 flights in its winter schedule due to lower demand

From Deutsche Welle:

“Lufthansa is slashing its winter schedule as a result of reduced demand amid the omicron variant. It’s also struggling with pilots who are calling in sick over the holiday period.German air carrier Lufthansa plans to cut 33,000 flights from its winter schedule, about 10% of its total flight plan.”

“CEO Carsten Spohr told the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung newspaper that there had been a sharp downturn in bookings, particularly in the mid-January to February period.”

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