Germany's flagship airline Luthansa is among the world's busiest, with 80,000 flights a month, making it crucial for global connectivity. Last year, more than a thousand of its flights were grounded when its workers went on a strike. Now the aviation major has once again been hit due to an IT failure, leading to a mass cancellation of flights.
All of Luthansa's flights have been grounded because of the glitch which is being urgently probed. The response came after several netizens took to social media and complained about their flights being canceled.
The chaos was triggered by a glitch that blocked check in and boarding on Lufthansa flights, and also hit operations in the European airspace. The German flight control had to send flights scheduled for landing in Frankfurt to other destinations in the country. This has been done to prevent the hub from being congested since Lufthansa flights are stuck at the airport.
On the other hand, the flights supposed to take off from Frankfurt won't be affected by the fiasco.
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