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Flights disrupted as French air traffic controllers strike

Hundreds of flights to France or which cross the country's airspace were cancelled due to the 14th strike by French air traffic controllers this year, called to protest labour law reforms made law in July.

France braced for transport sector chaos amid unfolding strike action

Trades union protests against labour law reforms, along with separate pay demands, will this week see widespread rail and air transport strikes.

Flights cancelled as French air traffic controller strike bites

Marseille said to be worst affected but other airports hit include Toulouse, Bordeaux, Orly, Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle, Lyon and Nice.

France reveals flights over Islamic State positions in Libya

French air force planes carried out two reconnaissance flights around the towns of Sirte and Tobruk late November, presidential office reports.

French police pursue suspected drone pilots

Officers chased one drone to the east of the French capital where several men were spotted recovering the aircraft before fleeing in a car.

Strike-hit easyJet to cancel 30 percent of flights in France

Airline says the fresh two-day strike by cabin crew will affect 70 flights on Wednesday, of which 38 serve Paris.

Air France pilots want opt out on flying to Ebola-hit countries

Unions say management has promised no action will be taken against pilots or cabin crew not wishing to fly to affected regions.

Air France suspends flights to Sierra Leone over Ebola fears

The airline said it has temporarily halted its three weekly flights to Freetown at the request of the French government.

Air France joins other airlines in suspension of flights to Tel Aviv

The French airline has suspended its flights to Israel indefinitely following rocket attacks close to Ben-Gurion International Airport.

French air traffic strike comes to an end

The main union behind the strike against budget cuts said French government had now recognised the 'importance of investment in the sector'.