Cannes Airport Strike 2015
French airport strike - France
(French ATC strike, got you down? You can escape France by driving to Torino, Genoa or Malpensa Airport, Italy. Perhaps rent a car over the border and enjoy the view)
French Air Traffic Control Strike
Heads up, flights to and from Cannes Airport likely to be delayed again due to ATC control. We've got some new dates for you.
26 May, June 3, 4 and 5. Really depends on which controllers show up for work. See links below.
15 May 2016 Flights from and to Cannes Airport will likely be delayed, cancelled or brought forward due to French air traffic control strike.
French air traffic controllers will strike on Thursday May 19, 2016. (and perhaps 26 May?) If strike goes ahead airlines will be asked to cut back flights to and from France. Stay in close contact with your airline. Air France will take brunt of strike action. French national rail company SNCF is also striking.
French taxi drivers are threatening to join in.
If you are changing flights in France and have a long lay over in a French international arrivals lounge. Get a French visa as you will be sleeping on a cot in the lounge while other passengers sleep in a comfortable hotel bed with private bathroom. March 2016 saw 140 passengers sleeping on the floor at Orly Airport.
Expect knock-on effect.
8, 9, 10 April, 2015. A French general strike will be going on, on the the 9th. Your flight to and from Cannes will likely be delayed, cancelled or brought forward. Stay in close contact with your airline.
Old strike for 2014
Italian Air Traffic Control Strike
June 9, 2013 Flights to Cannes airport likely to be canceled, delayed or bought forward due to three day French air traffic control strike. Airlines have been told to cut flights to and from France by 50%. Call your airline, before everyone else does. Follow along with us French air traffic strike
Old Industrial Actions
March 3, 2013 French transportation strike is planned for March 5. This includes French air traffic controllers. French air strike will start at Cannes Airport Monday 6 PM till Wednesday 6 AM. You will be delayed, call your airline before you show up at the airport.
Cannes airport closed till 7 AM tomorrow, Wednesday, 18 January, 2012