27.04.2016

French airports, railway to face disruption in anti-labour law strike Thursday

orly.jpgFrench airports, railway to face disruption in anti-labour law strike Thursday

About 20 percent of flights in and out of Paris's Orly airport will be cancelled on Thursday 28 April and the rail link to Paris Charles De gaulle will be disrupted due to a one-day general strike against the government's proposed labour law. for the fourth time in two months, workers, students and school students will demonstrate againt the law.

France's air traffic authority has told airlines to cancel 20 per cent of flights because a number of airline employees and air traffic controllers have indicated that they will join the strike.

At Charles De Gaulle there will probably be delays but no cancellations, officials said.

Air France says it will maintain all its long-haul flights and all flights to Charles De Gaulle but only 80 percent of domestic flights and those to Orly.

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