In anticipation of new social movements against the pension reform, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGAC) has asked airlines to reduce their flights at Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle airport by 20% and by 30 % at Paris-Orly for the days of March 7 and 8. Some flights will be affected from the evening of March 6.
Not only on CDG and ORY
“From Monday March 6, 2023 in the evening until Thursday March 9 at 6 a.m., air traffic will be disrupted on departure and arrival from the airports of Paris-CDG, Paris-Orly, Beauvais, Bordeaux, Lille, Lyon , Nantes, Marseille, Montpellier, Nice and Toulouse”, warned the administration.
“Cancellations and delays are to be expected”, she also informed, while recommending to passengers who can to “postpone their trip” and “inquire with their airline to find out the status of their flight “.
Towards a series of renewable strikes?
These disturbances are part of a national interprofessional strike movement against the pension reform, which provides in particular for the decline in the retirement age from 62 to 64 years. The unions are preparing to relaunch their battle in the streets, businesses and public services once the school holidays are over.