French ATC Strike Disrupts European Air Travel

DALLAS – Today, almost 1,000 flights to/from France were canceled due to a strike by the nation’s air traffic controllers, causing delays throughout European airspace.

According to France’s civil aviation authority (DGAC), 16 airports were running a minimal service, and traffic control centers were directing aircraft that were flying high above French territory. The DGAC issued a warning about cancellations and major delays across the country, but numerous regional airports were shut down.

Few cancellations were noted on departures boards at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG), where morning flights were generally proceeding as normal and personnel wearing high-visibility vests were guiding read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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