Cancellations, delays at Paris airports due to strike

11th February 2008, Comments 0 comments

A strike by air traffic controllers provoked flight cancellations and delays Monday at Paris' two main airports

   PARIS, February 11, 2008 - A strike by air traffic controllers provoked
flight cancellations and delays Monday at Paris' two main airports.
   Traffic was most disrupted at Orly airport south of Paris, where France's  
civil aviation authority (DGAC) said earlier only one flight in two would be
assured this week.
   The cancellation of number of departures and arrivals for Monday morning
has been announced at the airport's two terminals, as well as delays for
several flights.
   At Paris's bigger airport Charles de Gaulle only a number of delays were
reported.
   Called by the General Labour Confederation (CGT) union, the strike is over
plans to centralise air-traffic control for the Paris region at a single base.

AFP 

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