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France strike: Service status update


TravelMole reports that easyJet has cancelled around 230 flights and said it also expected delays to other services. Ryanair and British Airways have also cancelled flights but did not disclose the extent of the disruption.

Air France cancelled 30% of its domestic flights and 15% of its medium-haul flights but is operating all long-haul services.
Only five of the 16 Paris Metro lines are running and only 10% of the country's trains are operating.

The nationwide strike in France has caused airports to cancel flights across the UK from Thursday, December 5, Daily Mail reports.
Brussels International Airport, Gatwick International Airport and Dublin International Airport have cancelled flights on from Thursday to Sunday.

Travellers are advised to check their flight status before heading to the various airports.
 
Paris’ public transport services is set to come to a halt on Thursday, December 5, when unlimited strike action begins, The Local reports.

Workers across France will walk out to protest at plans to reform the French pension system. Some unions have called for unlimited strike action.

On the Metro 11 lines will be closed altogether. On the RER suburban train service, line A and B, which connects Paris to its two main airports, will only be running during rush hour with 50 percent of normal service on line A and 30 percent on line B.

France civil aviation authority the DGAC announced on Tuesday that 20 percent of flights will be cancelled on Thursday.

Travellers are advised to check for official reports on their flight and rail service status.
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