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Air France Strike June 24-29

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Strike notice filed by French air traffic controllers from 24 to 29 June 2014

Updated on 23 June 2014, 11am Paris local time

Following the call for strike action launched by an air traffic controller union for the period from Tuesday 24 to Sunday 29 June 2014, the French Civil Aviation Authority has instructed airlines to reduce by 20% their flight schedule on 24 June to/from Bordeaux, Lyon, Marseille, Toulouse, as well as to and from airports in the Paris region for flights to the South of France, the Iberian peninsula and North Africa.

On this basis, we expect to operate:
• all our long-haul flights
• Over 90% of our short and medium-haul flights

Our flights schedule is updatec for Tuesday 24, June 2014.

In case of a cancellation, Air France offers the AF Connect service to directly inform customers on their mobile phone, smartphone or by email using their personal contact details provided to the airline. The free AF Connect service is available in 13 languages for all passengers worldwide.

In order to be personally notified by AF Connect, Air France invites customers to update their personal contact details (mobile phone and /or email address) in their reservation file on the airline’s website, in the “consult/modify my bookings” section.

We are adapting our flight postponement proposals in line with the French Civil Aviation Authority’s instructions. Therefore, if you have a valid Air France ticket for a flight scheduled between 24 and 29 June 2014 on one of the following flights:
• to/from Biarritz, Bordeaux, Clermont-Ferrand, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Pau , Toulon and Toulouse
• between Paris-Orly or Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Spain, Portugal, Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia

We offer the following commercial measures:
– to leave today Monday 23 June 2014 or postpone your departure to between 30 June and 4 July 2014 included, subject to availability and at no extra cost.

You can make these changes on this website, in the “Consult/modify my bookings” section or on our mobile website in the “Manage my flights” section. For further details, please consult the practical information at the bottom of the page.

To postpone your flight to after 4 July 2014, change your country of destination or origin or cancel your trip, you can benefit from a non-refundable voucher valid for one year on Air France or KLM. In this case, please contact your usual travel agent.

We are doing everything possible to keep you informed and to minimize the inconvenience this strike action may cause. Last-minute delays and cancellations can also be expected. We recommend that you check information on the flight schedule, updated in real time on our site, before going to the airport.

Thank you for your understanding.
Source: http://www.airfrance.fr/FR/en/local/information/news/news-air-traffic-air-france.htm

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