Lufthansa, Germany’s largest airline was virtually grounded on Monday, cancelling nearly all of its flights because of a second strike in a month over workers' pay. Approximately 1,700 flights have been cancelled, leaving only 30 still running at Germany's biggest airports, including Frankfurt, Munich and Hamburg. Lufthansa has set up toll-free informational hotlines for passengers affected by the strike actions. For calls from the USA: 1-800-645-3880; for calls from Canada: 1-800-563-5954.
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