Strike grounds Lufthansa flights

150,000 travelers affected as workers demand pay raise

Posted: April 23, 2013 at 2:56 a.m.

Lufthansa Airplanes are parked during a warning strike of employees of the German airliner Lufthansa in Duesseldorf, Germany, Monday, April 22, 2013.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

COLOGNE, Germany — German airline Deutsche Lufthansa AG suspended almost all of its flights for a full day Monday as a strike over pay crippled operations and upset travel plans for 150,000 people.

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