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Strike grounds flights in Germany

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BERLIN - Air passengers in Germany faced delays, disruption and hundreds of flight cancellations across the country Thursday as ground staff, baggage handlers and maintenance workers walked out over pay. 

A terminal is almost empty as public-sector employees of the Frankfurt airport go on a warning strike, demanding higher wages in Frankfurt on Thursday. (AP photo)

But Fraport, the company which operates Germany's biggest airport in Frankfurt, insisted that the situation for passengers was far from chaotic because passengers had been warned in advance and were able to make alternative travel arrangements.

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