France - Air France strike over Easter weekend - March 31, 2018

After an earlier strike in February 2018, Air France unions voted in favour of further strikes. The first one took place on Friday 23 March, leading to a cancellation of a quarter of the scheduled flights. The second strike action is planned on Friday March 30th, the eve of the Easter weekend. Unions demand a 6% pay rise but management so far offered only 1%. Unions state that while the company is making profits, salaries (including those of pilots) have not been increased since 2012.

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