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Flights cancelled in France as unions call mass strikes

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Flights cancelled in France as unions call mass strikes

Flights in and out of France will be cancelled on Friday as unions call for a nationwide walk-out to demand higher pay.


The intersyndicale - the group that represents France's eight main union federations - has called for nationwide strikes in multiple sectors on Friday, October 13th.

The group has also called for demos in towns and cities across France as part of a general call for wage increases to help people cope with the rising cost of living.

LATEST What to expect from the strike on Friday, October 13th

France's civil aviation authority the DGAC has ordered airlines to cancel flights in and out of Paris' Orly and Beauvais airports, as well as Marseille-Provence airport.


Around 40 percent of flights will be cancelled at Orly, 20 percent at Marseille-Provence and 15 percent at Paris Beauvais.


The rest of the country's airports should be unaffected.

You can find full details of how Friday's strike will affect flights, trains, city public transport, roads, schools and other services HERE.

The final decision on which flights to cancel lies with airlines - so anyone with a flight booked between the evening of Thursday, October 12th and the morning of Saturday, October 14th is advised to contact their airline.

You can find the latest in our strike section HERE. 


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