French national public holiday July 14
Euro Football June 10 - July 10, 2016
French General Strikes
Several unions have called for two new strike days and demonstrations Thursday 26 May and Tuesday June 14 seven unions involved in transport.
14 June will be a national strike and "Paris reinforced by a general strike day" (It's the first day the French senate debate the new labour laws)
Fuel depots have been blocked for several days, fuel shortages are imminent. Increased demand caused by panic closes stations. Expect fuel rationing. Update:-Tourists stranded Daily Mail
French Air Traffic Control
Strike planned for Thursday May 26, 2016
Looking for more information on this industrial action.
Last ATC strike
Update:-Tuesday 17 May ATC strike starts 4am Thursday19th
till 4am Friday 20th
Bordeaux should be lifted in the morning
Charles de Gaulle slight delays in the morning
Orly airport asked to reduce flights to and from by 15%.
Marseille service will be slow in the morning.
First keep your eye's on NOP
Civil Aviation union
The USAC-CGT (Trade Union Association of Civil Aviation - CGT)
Strike is planned for Thursday May 19, 2016. More information coming Tuesday 17th, 2pm local time. (Last strike airlines were asked to reduced flights by 20%, hundreds of passengers were displaced. You know the routine, your flight will be delayed, cancelled or brought forward. Reminder 16th public holiday. Air France likely to take brunt of strike action.
National Union of Air Traffic Controllers SNCTA (40% of controllers)
CDG Paris Airport operators of Roissy, Charles de Gaulle, and Orly Airport have called an indefinite strike from 17 May, 2016 on. Of course Air France takes the brunt of any strike action.
Taxi’s are considering joining in the strike action. If so, leave early for your airport, expect exit ramps to be blocked, traffic jams. You will have to hoof it. Traveling with children, elderly, luggage..
Regarding Air France
Air France Pilot Strike
Update:- Friday, May 13 Pilot's planning strikes over a 6 day period. More news to come out on April 30.
Sunday May 8, 2016 Air France pilot unions SNPL and SPAF threaten strike action starting Wednesday June 1, 2016 over wage cuts.
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.
Tours Airport closure in June 2016 Ryanair
French SNCF strike - French National Rail Strike
12 May 2016 French 48 hour rolling railway strikes.
“Unlimited renewable notice” Every Wednesday and Thursday CGT union members will down tools. SUD-rail union members will also strike daily as from Tuesday 17th.
Strikes to start next week 18 and 19 May.
SNCF has a notice up. International trains expected to run "normal " Eurostar, TGV & ICE, Thalys, TGV.
National and TGV lines
RER train lines - watch out tourist being targeted by thieves.
French Polynesia - Air Tahiti
Update:-23 May 2016 Latest from RNZ Peak travel season June. Air Tahiti passengers will get stuck on the outer islands making it difficult to catch your International flight from Papeete to Japan, USA, Australia and New Zealand. Pilots and crew threaten strike action.
May 9, 2016 A general strike has been averted but Air Tahiti have issued strike notice. Update:-16 May This strike is in full swing, island hopping flights canceled.
Update:-May 15, 2016 Strike this week-end postponed for negotiations.
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Second largest airline in France.
Based in Orly Airport. Popular routes Algeria, France, Portugal, Switzerland.