German air crew union plans strike at Lufthansa subsidiaries

A union representing cabin staff in Germany says it's expanding a planned strike Sunday at Lufthansa to include employees of the airline's subsidiaries

The UFO union said Friday that it has received a 2% pay rise offer from Lufthansa, fulfilling its demands.

But it said walkouts at SunExpress Deutschland, Lufthansa CityLine, Germanwings and Eurowings would continue to take place Sunday between 5 a.m. and 11 a.m., potentially affecting more than 300 flights.

German news agency dpa quoted a Lufthansa spokesman saying the airline would seek to carry out the flights as planned.

UFO said it will also begin balloting members on the possibility of launching an indefinite strike next month.