Lufthansa strike: German airline pilots take action
2 April 2014 Last updated at 16:43 BST
German airline Lufthansa has cancelled around 900 flights at the start of a three-day strike that is expected to affect some 425,000 passengers.
The airline says it expects a further 3,000 flights to be grounded by one of the biggest stoppages in its history.
The BBC's Steve Evans reports from Berlin.