PARIS (Reuters) – A strike by French air site visitors controllers will trigger Air France to function solely 45% of its brief and medium-haul flights on Friday, Sept. 16, the airline mentioned on Wednesday.
Air France additionally plans to function 90% of its long-haul flights that day, the assertion mentioned.
France’s DGAC aviation authority mentioned on Tuesday it had requested airways to halve their flight schedules on Sept. 16, as a result of a deliberate strike by air site visitors controllers.
Strikes throughout the aviation business, together with floor and cabin personnel searching for to have their salaries adjusted to elevated residing prices amid excessive inflation, prompted extreme disruptions to Europe’s summer season site visitors.
(Reporting by Dominique Vidalon; Enhancing by Benoit Van Overstraeten)