Air France canceled one in ten flights on Tuesday, excluding long haul flights

Air France will cancel one in ten short- and medium-haul flights on Tuesday in the wake of a social movement against it Pension reformOn Monday, January 30, the airline announced that long-haul routes would not be affected.

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respond to “The request of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGAC) submitted to all airlines to reduce their flight schedule by 20% to and from Paris-Orly, Air France plans to guarantee all its long-haul flights (and) for today 90% of its short- and medium-haul flights”The company told AFP.

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These numbers are the same as on January 19, when it was The first day of the professional strike against pension reform.

Roissy Charles de Gaulle is not concerned

strike notice It was carried by several unions representing air traffic controllers.the DGAC explained on Sunday, which, “In order to reduce traffic disruption”a request from companies “Reduced their flight schedule by 20% for Tuesday 31 January 2023 at Paris Orly Airport”.

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The other major airport in the Paris region, Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle, is not involved, the DGAC has estimated that the staff available there is sufficient to be able to guarantee the entire flight programme.

However, both Air France and the DGAC have warned that disruptions and delays are likely.

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Planned business measures

Management called “Passengers who can delay their flight and check with their airlines for the status of their flight”. Air France has promised that to its customers Affected persons will be notified of the canceled flights..

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“Commercial procedures that can be consulted on allow free anticipation or postponement and, for customers whose flight is canceled, a credit note or a full refund in case they stop traveling”Carrier concluded.

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