VisitorsCoverage logo
News Briefs

News Brief: Germany Transportation Strikes Impact European Travel

News Brief: Germany Transportation Strikes Impact European Travel

On Monday, two of Germany’s major transport unions staged walkouts over pay disputes, impacting rail services and flights at eight major airports in Munich, Hamburg and Frankfurt. With over 400,000 transportation workers taking part in the strikes, authorities estimate that flight cancellations will impact nearly 400,000 travelers on Monday alone. This news follows the recent announcement of planned transportation strikes in the UK (these are set to start March 30). International visitors to Germany should expect and prepare for travel disruptions during this time. Learn more. 

Related Articles

News Brief: Close-calls at JFK this Week Signal Rough Start for Airline Industry in 2023

On Wednesday, a plane bound for Puerto Rico hit an unoccupied plane parked on the…

News Brief: State Department Issues Security Alert for Tourists Amid Taxi & Uber Disputes in Mexico

On Monday, the U.S. State Department issued a travel advisory for visitors to Mexico after…

News Brief: DOT’s New Dashboard Reveals Airlines that Offer Guaranteed Fee-Free Family Seating

On Monday, the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) launched a new online dashboard that…

News Brief: Heathrow Security Guard Strike Announcement Adds to UK Travel Woes

Heathrow Airport security guards announced last week that they intend to strike for ten days….


Plan features listed here are high level, provided for your convenience and information purpose only. Please review the Evidence of Coverage and Plan Contract (Policy) for a detailed description of Coverage Benefits, Limitations and Exclusions. Must read the Policy Brochure and Plan Details for complete and accurate details. Only the Terms and Conditions of Coverage Benefits listed in the policy are binding.