“Despite these preventive measures, disruptions and delays are nevertheless to be expected,” explains the administration.
The General Directorate of Civil Aviation (DGAC) asked airlines to cancel Tuesday and Wednesday 20% of their flights at Paris-Orly and Marseille-Provence (south-east), due to the controllers’ strike action. airliners against pension reform.
“Despite these preventive measures, disruptions and delays are nevertheless to be expected.“Said the civil aviation authority Monday in a press release. The cancellation rate is significantly lower than the 30% reductions in flights at Paris-Orly and 20% at Marseilles requested for Monday by the authorities.
Requests for traffic reduction have been almost daily for several weeks, mainly at these two airports where some of the air traffic controllers have joined the protest movement against the government’s pension reform project. To limit traffic disruption, the minimum service provisions will be applied in certain en-route air navigation centers (CRNA, air traffic control centers) and airport navigation services, specifies the DGAC, which invites once again “passengers who can postpone their trip and check with their airline to find out the status of their flight“.