France - Air traffic control on strike - March 31, 2017

Air traffic control union UNSA has announced a four-day strike, which has delayed (or even led to cancelling) up to a third of flights in Paris and around France. Air traffic controllers working at airports in Brest, Bordeaux and Aix-en-Provence failed to agree in negotiations on working hours and other conditions. The unions criticised the General Directorate of Civil Aviation (DGAC), who wants to go from a system of six days worked every 12 days to seven every 12 days.

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