Increase the number of canceled flights for the summer

Increase the number of canceled flights for the summer

Lufthansa has canceled another 2,000 flights at Frankfurt and Munich airports, starting from mid-July until the end of August 2022. According to what has been reported by the largest European airline, the affected routes will be mainly internal ones, plus some connections with countries neighbors, while direct flights to tourist destinations will be safeguarded. This is the third wave of cuts by the German operator, while the French low-cost airline Transavia, which has decided to suspend 15% of its flights, is added to the long list of cancellations.

Lufthansa British airways Transavia EasyJet Turkish airlines Scandinavian airlines Wizz and Wizz Uk Vueling Tui fly United Air europa Saudia Ryanair The workers of Ryanair, Easyjet, Volotea and Malta Air strike on Sunday 17 Stop for 4 hours for pilots and flight attendants. The workers of the Crewlink company and the flight attendants of the ENAV Lufthansa also stop The Lufthansa group - the first airline in Europe, which also includes Eurowings, Swiss airlines, Brussels airlines and Austrian airlines - has already canceled about 3,000 flights between July and August, or 3% of those scheduled, and reduced summer flights scheduled on Fridays and weekends by 5%, with a cut of another 900 connections.

The picture of cancellations, however, is constantly updated and shows no signs of stopping. In addition to the flights already reported, starting from July 14 until the end of August, the company has canceled another 2,000 flights. As reported by the German financial newspaper Handelsblatt, afternoon and evening connections, direct and arriving from national destinations or to neighboring countries, will be canceled, while direct flights to tourist destinations will be canceled only in exceptional cases.

Eurowings will cancel hundreds of flights starting July 5, until October 2022. According to the company’s statements, the decision hinged on staff shortages and avoiding overloads and bottlenecks at airports. As well as Brussels airlines, which announced the cut of 700 flights for the whole summer period, equal to about 6% of the total scheduled.

British airways According to what reported by the BBC, on 6 July British airways announced a new cut of over 10 thousand flights between August and October. In this way the flights cut by the company in the period between April 2022 and October rise to about 30 thousand. In addition, the trade union Unite will launch some strikes between July and August.

Transavia The French low-cost airline Transavia, of the Air France group, has also added to the long list of cancellations. 15% of its summer flights. It is the first French company to make cuts, while until now Air France has also maintained its regular schedule, despite having had serious problems with sorting and delivery of baggage. In addition, the airline's pilots have announced their participation in a five-day strike between July 13 and 17.

EasyJet In addition to the various lockdowns provided by the workers of the company, between the 15 and the July 17 and July 29 to July 31, the low cost airline cut 1,394 flights for the period between July 1 and July 15.

Turkish airlines According to a report from travel intelligence company Mabrian technologies, again for the period between 1 and 15 July, Turkish airlines cut 399 flights, equal to almost 7% of its airline capacity.

Scandinavian airlines The national airline of Denmark, Norway and Sweden is in third place for flights canceled in the same period, with a total of 145 fewer flights and a 2.47% reduction in its air capacity.

Which European airports are the most inconvenient with flights Airlines have canceled more than 41 thousand flights ahead of the summer. The lack of ground staff is creating more and more inconvenience at major European airports Wizz and Wizz Uk The Hungarian airline and its section of the United Kingdom have cut 86 and 45 flights respectively, for a total of 131 fewer routes.

Vueling The Spanish low cost airline canceled 69 flights.

Tui fly The Belgian airline has canceled 51 flights.

United Airlines US United Airlines has so far canceled 30 flights.

Air Europa Air Europa, the third largest Spanish airline by number of passengers carried after Iberia and Vueling, has canceled 12 flights.

Saudia Saudia, the national airline of Saudi Arabia, is reported to have cut 11 flights.

Ryanair The Irish low cost airline Ryanair has not yet announced official cancellations of the routes scheduled during the summer. However, after the strikes that also involved Italy between 25 and 26 June, the workers' unions announced further strikes for 30 June, 1 and 2 July, for Spanish personnel, while in Italy the workers will stop for 4 hours on Sunday 17 July.

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