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13 Sep 10:00 AM UTC

Germany: Air Berlin flight disruptions continue September 13 /update 1

Pilots from Air Berlin call in sick for a second day causing flights cancelations; disruptions expected throughout the day September 13

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/20/2017, 8:12 PM until 11/20/2017, 8:12 PM (Europe/Berlin).

COUNTRY/REGION Germany

Event

Air Berlin was forced to cancel flights for a second consecutive day on Wednesday, September 13, after 149 of its pilots reportedly called in “sick.” At least 32 flights were canceled and further disruptions to flights departing from various airports, including Tegel (TXL), Duesseldorf (DUS), Hamburg (HAM), and Cologne (CGN) international airports are expected throughout the day.

Context

On Tuesday, 200 Air Berlin pilots called in sick, causing the airline to cancel over 100 domestic and international flights.

Advice

Travelers are advised to confirm their flights prior to departure for the airport.