An aircraft lands at Munich's airport, December 2, 2014. German carrier Lufthansa cancelled 1,350 flights, or 48 percent of scheduled services, for Monday and Tuesday as its pilots prepared to go on strike, their ninth walkout this year. The cancelled short-, medium- and long-haul flights will affect 150,000 passengers and wipe another single-digit million euro sum off the airline's earnings, according to analyst estimates.  REUTERS/Michael Dalder (GERMANY  - Tags: TRANSPORT POLITICS)   - RTR4GE3O
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