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France ATC On Strike From 23rd Feb For 4 Days!  
User currently offlineairbuseric From Netherlands, joined Jan 2005, 4393 posts, RR: 50
Posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 4727 times:

From Tuesday 23rd February, France ATC will go on strike nationwide. This will disrupt air traffic significantly.
Many AF flights will be cancelled from tomorrow.

Together with the (now cancelled) LH strike (still disruption in flight operations though) and Greece ATC strike, European air traffic suffers these days...


"The whole world steps aside for the man who knows where he is going"
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User currently offlinekaitak From Ireland, joined Aug 1999, 13086 posts, RR: 33
Reply 1, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 4639 times:

Jeez, it doesn't stop, does it ... Lufty pilots on strike now, French ATC from tomorrow and then, BA cabin crew from the 1st March.

What is the reason for the French ATC strike anyway; is it to maintain currency? After all, it's probably like any other aspect of their work; they need to train to maintain proficiency; imagine the crisis if they woke up one morning and forgot how to strike?! Zut alors!

User currently offlineLY777 From France, joined Nov 2005, 2870 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 4623 times:

I have a flight from Paris to NCE on thurday, and I am upset... Can't AF replace some A32S with bigger a/c?

אמא, אני מתגעגע לך
User currently offlineMadDogJT8D From United States of America, joined Oct 2009, 415 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 6 days ago) and read 4490 times:

I also have a flight CDG-IST on Friday, hope this doesn't affect it. Though I would love an equipment upgrade from our A319  

User currently offlineicna05e From France, joined Feb 2006, 314 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 4347 times:

As I understood it, basically the strike is against the planned merger of 6 or 7 Air Navigation Service Providers within the core European airspace. This project is implemented as part of EU's "single sky"policy.
One big union is not calling for strike, because they are pushing for something that would fit in this frame. However, another one (and more diversified, i.e. strongly representing civil aviation sraff which are not ATCO and a chunk of ATCOs themselves) are asking to keep the national ANSPs as they are and make they cooperate more closely. that's the one calling for the 4-day strike. They triggered another one last month which was pretty severely followed.

And, to make matters just little darker, another union is calling for the middle of the road: 2 day strike. Will be interesting to see how the week develops!

This is definitely a landmark in negociations for the future look of air traffic services, conflicts are to be expected. hopefully everyone can work together towards a bright future, but the stakes are high.

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