According to a report in Germany's Bild newspaper, the pilots are responding to a decision by Air Berlin's management to cut off negotiations over transferring 1200 pilots to a potential new buyer for the carrier.
Chief executive Thomas Winkelmann said the pilots in question were "playing with fire".
Because the carrier no longer offers compensation for cancelled flights, customer advice centres recommended that people affected by the strike book replacements at their own expense. At least 32 flights have to be canceled so far on Wednesday, mainly at Berlin-Tegel and Dusseldorf airports.
"Today has cost us several million euros".
Air Berlin filed for bankruptcy on August 15 after losing support of its former shareholder, nited Arab Emirates' Etihad Airways.
Mobile Has a New Plan: Free Netflix As usual in its marketing, T-Mobile positioned the new offer as a more savvy move than its competitors AT&T and Verizon . CEO John Legere introduced the " Netflix on Us" program while lampooning the competition in his hilarious v-log (below).
The mass "sick-out" comes ahead of a Friday deadline for potential investors to submit bids for Air Berlin assets. "That's the only way we can secure as many jobs as possible".
On its website, Air Berlin cited "operative reasons" for the cancellations on Tuesday, and asked passengers to call a helpline and refrain from travelling to the affected airports.
In the meantime, the airline has been kept aloft by a hastily-agreed 150-million-euro loan from the German government.
Other airlines, Ryanair included, are already waiting on the outcome of the conflict in an attempt to acquire a portion of Air Berlin's most profitable routes.
Christine Behle, the federal president of the United Service Union, Verdi, claimed talks about a sale of Air Berlin had not focused on the 8,000 employees and that workers were "increasingly perceived as part of a game of purely economic and political interests".
As per Justice Anthony Kennedy, a part of the decision lies in a court of Hawaii that is due on Tuesday, September 12. The Supreme Court in July largely upheld that ruling, though it put on hold the portion dealing with refugees.
The attack illustrates how hard it is for the government to crush a militant campaign that has withstood a four-year crackdown. The militants detonated an improvised explosive device and destroyed four armored vehicles and a signal-jamming vehicle.
The Mumbai Press Club, in alliance with other media organisations, held a candle-light vigil seeking justice for Lankesh. Union minister Ananth Kumar said the state government should probe the murder and arrest the killers.
Hopefully, this will all end well and without a lot of hassle for the people affected by this cyber attack. Credit bureaus like Equifax are lightly regulated compared to other parts of the financial system.
Students who are feeling the pinch in regards to streaming services are about to get a break thanks to Hulu and Spotify. Spotify and Hulu have partnered to offer students Spotify Premium with Hulu for just $4.99 a month.
Trump wants to fire him", said one source with close ties to the White House who spoke on condition of anonymity. Cohn, a former Goldman Sachs executive, may be able to fix his relationship with the president.
She told The Associated Press that from her 14th floor apartment, she saw the crane toppled over where it hit another building. According to reports from city officials, the crane fell on Biscayne Boulevard, located in the heart of downtown Miami .
Made for only $35M, audiences are now officially getting a Chapter 2 after helping change the landscape of current cinema. All of the Losers will return although it's unclear who will play the adult versions of these characters.
Officials in the Baltimore metro area are also gearing up to pursue the possibility of landing Amazon's second headquarters. Amazon intends to invest over $5 billion in the project and is now inviting proposals from municipalities.
I'm at a loss", she asks her readers, before concluding: "I think it's partly because I'm a woman". "The answers were always yes". Clinton writes that she takes "responsibility for all" of her mistakes, adding, "I was the candidate".
Trump to meet Malaysian Prime Minister today
Sanders said Tuesday that the White House had nothing to do with choosing the accommodations of visiting foreign dignitaries. The president is set to host the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, at the White House Tuesday morning.
IPhone X ditches Touch ID for Face ID
Apple is expected to unveil a redesigned iPhone at its first product launch at its new spaceship campus in Cupertino Tuesday. One version of the new Series 3 will have a built-in SIM card so you can stay connected online while you're out and about.
Two secret tunnels unearthed inside Dera headquarters
The commissioner will submit the report to the high court and a copy of it will also be shared with the state government. The premises of the Dera, houses educational institutions, markets, a hospital, stadium, recreational areas and houses.
Updates from US Open final
Nadal's path to the final has only included one seeded opponent, 24th-seeded Juan Martin Del Potro in the semfinal. He prevailed at Flushing Meadows in 2010 and 2013, besides suffering a loss to Novak Djokovic in the 2014 final.
Cubs, Brewers set to meet at Wrigley Field
Their confidence and resilience has been strong all season, and there's no reason to believe that will change any time soon. The Chicago Cubs didn't have much to show tonight in the first Friday night game regular season game at Wrigley Field.
Putin calls for talks with North Korea
The four remaining launchers have been on standby at an unidentified US base in South Korea, pending the alliance's decision. The police tried to disperse the protesters, but some of them attempted to entry the building, which prompted the clashes.
Dancing With the Stars
Headlining the show will be Nick and Vanessa Lachey , athletes Derek Fisher and Terrell Owens and 80's pop star Debbie Gibson . The full Dancing with the Stars 25 cast was revealed on Wednesday morning, and for the most part, the rumors were true.