A passenger blocks the way of a demonstration of members of Germany's Verdi union during a warning strike by ground services, security inspection and check-in staff at Tegel airport in Berlin, Germany March 10, 2017. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke
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Tens of thousands of passengers were stranded in Berlin Friday as a strike by ground staff led to the cancellation of nearly 700 flights operated by airlines including Air Berlin, Ryanair and Lufthansa.Berlin Airport, which operates Tegel and Schoenefeld airports, said almost all flights from the German capital had been grounded, with 466 flights canceled at Tegel and 204 at Schoenefeld as of 10 a.m. local time.German flagship Lufthansa said it had had to cancel 68 flights between Berlin, Frankfurt and Munich, affecting about 10,000 passengers, who could rebook or cancel for free.
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