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France’s main airports are asking airlines to cut their flight timetables in half ahead of three days of strikes by air traffic controllers that begin tomorrow.

BA, Ryanair and EasyJet have “significant” cancellations.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/travelnews/10110750/French-strikes-hit-British-holidaymakers.html

Edit – The main justification for the action is the EU’s push to rationalise the European airspace, reducing by merger the number of ATC areas and optimise routing – saving time and money. Appears a rational idea though the French unions disagree viewing it as an attack on national identity.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-22850250

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