That tune could change when passengers and cargo clients start to really feel the effects. Reuters reported the details on potential canceled flights:
Lufthansa said it would operate 90 out of about 170 planned long-haul flights for Tuesday and all seven cargo flights thanks to pilots volunteering to work. It expects several hundred flights to be cancelled on Wednesday, when it has 1,350 short-haul flights planned.
Lufthansa confirmed on Tuesday that it is canceling 1,000 flights on Wednesday, which will affect 140,000 travelers. For its part, Lufthansa filed for a temporary injunction to halt the strikes. The airline is using social media to communicate changes to passengers:
Streikankündigung der Vereinigung Cockpit für den Langstreckenverkehr am 08.09.2015. Infos zum Flugstatus http://t.co/DZ8WHdLlvh