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Imperial Forces taking over Germany's Frankfurt Airport (FRA)

Someone's having fun with computer graphics. A fan-made video billed as "leaked" footage from the set of the new "Star Wars" film shows Imperial Forces taking over Germany's Frankfurt Airport. "Looks like the Story of Star Wars plays on Earth too in the next Episode,"

German airports to be hit by strikes on Thursday March 26

Strike Germany

(Reuters) - Passengers at German airports face lengthy delays on Thursday after trade union Verdi called for a strike by ground staff as part of wider industrial action over public sector pay.

Verdi on Tuesday called on ground staff, baggage handlers and maintenance staff at almost all of Germany's big airports to strike during the morning shift on Thursday, which runs until 1300 GMT.

"Guten Morgen. You vill taxi to your gate."

Frankfurt_twr

The German air controllers at Frankfurt Airport are a short-tempered lot. They not only expect one to know one's gate parking location, but how to get there without any assistance from them. So it was with some amusement that we (a Pan Am 747) listened to the following exchange between Frankfurt ground control and a British Airways 747, call sign "Speedbird 206":

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