More than 1,000 flights have been cancelled as a French air traffic control strike upends hundreds of thousands of travellers’ plans.
The industrial action – which started at 6am Friday 16 September and will run to 6am on Saturday 17 September – has forced airlines to radically slash their schedules, as other planes reroute around French airspace.
France’s aviation authority the DGAC has warned of “severe” disruption, previously asking airlines to ground half their flights ahead of the walkout and urging passengers to delay trips.
“Flight cancellations and significant delays are to be expected,” the DGAC said in a statement.
“Passengers who can are invited to postpone their trips.”
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