French Air Traffic Controllers Strike
Wednesday 27 April Update:-NOP has some information out.
Rough translation- Paris Orly - a 20% of flight reduction. Expect delays all day. Bring a book, ant-acids, find a nice seat and snooze.
Charles de Gaulle - life is rosy and kumbaya no fight delays expected...
Bordeaux - Regulations lifted in am, high delays in the evening.
Brest - ?
Marseille - Regulations lifted in am, heavy delays in afternoon.
Have a safe trip, check with us on your way back.
25 April 2016 French Air traffic control dates are in:-
Your airline is now working frantically to change your flight. Call them, you will be competing with thousands of other passengers for an airline seat. Your flight will be cancelled, brought forward or delayed.
French air traffic control asking airlines to cut back flights to and from France.
From 4am UTC, Thursday 28 April 2016 to 4am Friday morning.
New Caledonia (overseas territory)
New Caledonia's air traffic control joining in the fun radionz.co.nz
General strike starts
Wednesday 27 April 5pm UTC
till Friday morning April 29, 2016 - 0400 UTC.
French controllers will meet Monday 25 April 2016 to confirm strike plans.
Announced today Wednesday 6 April another French strike is to take place Thursday 28 April, 2016. All we know is seven unions will be involved.
Here's the air traffic control union that threaten strike action for the 28th
Of course Air France takes the brunt of any strike action.
French SNCF strike - French National Rail Strike
Update:-24 April 2016 SNCF rail strikes dates are in. Expect delays.
7pm Monday evening 25 April - 8am Wednesday morning the 27th.
This is the third strike this year. SNCF has a notice up. International trains expected to run "normal " Eurostar, TGV & ICE, Thalys, TGV. This is considered a warm up strike.
(Other possible strike dates being mulled over, May 10, and Euro Football June 10 - July 10, 2016, spoilers. French national public holiday's May 1, May 5, May 8, May 16 and July 14.)
13 April, 2016 Possible French National Rail (SNCF) 26 April 2016.
National and TGV lines
RER train lines - watch out tourist being targeted by thieves.
Aigle Azur Pilot Strike
Pilot union France ALPA file strike notice for two strikes
May 5 - 8
May 14 - 15
Call airline 0810797997 or email email@example.com
Second largest airline in France.
Based in Orly Airport. Popular routes Algeria, France, Portugal, Switzerland.
Air Caribbean Strike - Air Caraïbes Atlantique Strike
21 April 2016 Airline strike is over, ended early. Management did a great job managing passengers from disruption.
Regarding Air France
April 11, 2016 Air France management asked pilot’s in a draft agreement on Sunday, again to take wage cut and work 5-10% longer hours for free from 2017 to 2020.
French pilot unions SNPL and SPAF have until May 2 to respond. Management will hire another 600 pilot’s over the next three years. This way Air France will increase productivity and reduce costs.
Nothing in the news regarding scheduled conciliatory meetings. Can only be good for you in a twisted way..