Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport cancels over 100 flights after workers announce strike

Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport has cancelled a quarter of Thursday morning flights this week, after staff announced a strike.

Unionised employees will walk off the job between 7am and 2pm on Thursday morning as part of a protest against low wages.

“We demand a 300 euro raise for all,” the CGT union said in a statement, pointing to the rapidly rising cost of living.

To “limit traffic disruption,” the airport has cancelled 100 flights.

The news follows months of chaos for European travellers, with thousands of passengers enduring lengthy queues and last minute cancellations.

Why are Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport workers striking?

Faced with the sudden restart of air traffic in Europe after two years

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