Industrial strike action by the air traffic controllers in France on September 16, 2022

Updated on 16 September 2022, 3:45 PM Paris local time

A call for strike has been launched by the French air traffic controllers on 16 September, 2022 The French Civil Aviation Authority (DGAC) has requested airlines to reduce their flight schedule from all French airports by 50% on that day. Air France operates on that day around: 

  • 90% of its long-haul flights,
  • 45% of its short and medium-haul flights.

Delays and last minute cancellations cannot be ruled out. The flight schedule is updated and customers affected by cancelled flights were notified individually by SMS and e-mail. They were offered rebooking options at no cost or a voucher or a full refund in case they no longer travel. Our teams at the airport and in our customer relations centers are fully mobilized. They will do everything possible to assist you and limit the impact of this strike on your trip.