The French Civil Aviation Authority (Direction générale de l’aviation civile – DGAC) has issued a statement to inform passengers and airlines on an air traffic control strike on Tuesday 10 October 2017. Several air traffic controller Unions in France have called for industrial action in support of a national call for strike on Tuesday 10th October. The air traffic control strike will start on the evening of Monday 9th and end on the morning of Wednesday 11th.
The DGAC has asked airlines to reduce their flight schedules by 30% from and to the following airports:
- Paris-Charles de Gaulle,
- Paris-Orly, Beauvais,
- Nantes airports
Disturbances are expected throughout the country, the DGAC invites passengers to inquire with their airline about the status of their flight.