Lufthansa: 35 cancellations on Sunday despite end of strike

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Berlin, Safar 27, 1438, November 27, 2016, SPA -- A four-day pilots' strike at German carrier Lufthansa
ended Sunday, but the previous days' labour action is still causing
cancellations, dpa reported.
"Today 35 flights are affected [on Sunday]," a spokeswoman for the airline said in Frankfurt on Sunday. Eight of the flights were from Munich and 27 from Frankfurt.
If the Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) union doesn't strike on Monday, operations should return entirely to normal by then, she added.
On Friday, the union rejected a new wage offer in its long-running dispute with Lufthansa, but said that an ongoing strike would not continue into Sunday.
The offer from the management of Germany's biggest carrier had foreseen a 4.4-per-cent salary increase and a one-time payout equivalent to 1.8 month's salary.
The pilots' union has demanded a backdated 22-per-cent wage hike over five years up until April 2017.
Though a lasting solution to the industrial action is not in sight, the pilots have agreed to cap what they said was an open-ended strike to four days.
During the four-day strike, around 3,000 flights were cancelled, affecting over 350,000 passengers.
--SPA
13:16 LOCAL TIME 10:16 GMT