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Air Berlin scraps more flights as pilots call in sick

Insolvent Air Berlin cancelled dozens more flights Wednesday as pilots again called in sick, despite warnings from the airline that the wildcat action could jeopardise rescue talks. The mass "sick-out" comes ahead of a Friday deadline for potential investors to submit bids for Air Berlin assets. "More than 30 flights" had to be scrapped early Wednesday as some 150 pilots handed in sick notices for a second day, an Air Berlin spokeswoman said.
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