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>> It's becoming a long haul for German airline Lufthansa. The cost of the ongoing dispute with its pilots between 10 and 15 million Euros a day. And now it's 2016 profit target is at risk. The carrier's offered a 4.4% pay increase in two installments, and a one-off payment of nearly two months pay.
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But the unions want annual increases of 3.7%, backdated to 2012.>> I believe the time has come to quickly solve this dispute. We fought long enough. Our passengers have had to suffer long enough.>> So far this year, 4,500 flights have been canceled because of industrial action. That's on top of 7,000 in 2015, which cost the carrier 231 million Euros in lost profit.
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There have been no talks since Friday, but Lufthansa says it's considering union comments suggesting a 5% offer might bring them back to the negotiating table.