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Air France pilots' strike to hit flights harder Tuesday

The week-long strike began on Monday by halting about half of the French airline's flights, but is due to ground 60% of flights on Tuesday.

Air France braced for worst strike in 16 years

Up to half of airline's services set to be cancelled on Monday, the start of week-long action by pilots over plans to expand low-cost operations.

Air France to cut number of flights by half on Monday as pilots strike

Pilots due to begin a one-week strike over company plans to cut costs to recapture market share from budget airlines.

Air France to lose millions a day from pilot strike

Week-long stoppage called over airline's plans to transfer most of its short- and medium-haul services to its low-cost Transavia Airlines.

Air France pilots announce week-long strike in September

The September 15-22 strike is over reorganisation of the airline's routes which they say threatens jobs and is made without proper consultation.

France in a jam as holidaymakers take to the road

France's busiest summer weekend, with July holidaymakers returning and August ones leaving, led to a record 915 kilometres of tailbacks.

Air France ground staff to strike on August 2

The stoppage will affect Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports in Paris as well as those at Ajaccio, Bastia, Bordeaux, Lyon, Marseille and others.

French courts disrupted as lawyers strike over tax

About 2,000 lawyers set to join march to prime minister's office in protest at the new levy on lawyers' fees which will be used to fund legal aid.

Strike lowers curtain on debut night of France's high-profile Avignon festival

Union says 71 percent of employees, from actors to stage hands, voted for opening night stoppage in ongoing row over unemployment benefits.

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'.

Chaos expected as French air traffic controllers strike next week

French air traffic controllers' unions predict 'a large number of cancellations and major disruption' during the June 24th-29th strike.

French rail strike weakens in its second week

Railway operator SNCF said only 10.5% of its workforce are continuing with the now nine-day rolling strike over structural reforms.

It's stage fight as French performance arts are blocked by strikes

Performing artists and technicians working in the arts are protesting against tough changes to their specific unemployment benefits system.

French pilots call off May strikes

Unions received a government pledge that a mandatory 48-hour warning of strike action would not be used to find replacement pilots.

France flights cancelled due to strike

French aviation authority says traffic into and out of Paris airports will down by 30 per cent due to 24-hour strike by French air traffic controllers.