The fire strike at Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport will cancel 10% of scheduled flights on Friday, July 1!
Approximate 10% of flights programmed from / to Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport will be canceled on Friday, July 1. Department General of Civil Aviation (DGAC) has asked the airlines operating in Paris-CDG to give up one of six aircraft movements between 7:00 and 14:00, for safety reasons, as the firefight forced the runways to partially close.
"Air France has to adapt its flight schedule to and from Paris CDG and intends to operate: all its long flights and almost 90% of its short and medium flights", Announced the French airline. He stated that “delays and last minute cancellations cannot, however, be ruled out. Customers affected by canceled flights will be notified by SMS and e-mail no later than one day before the trip".
In addition to the firefighters, the employees of the Paris airport platforms are called to join a strike "multisectoral”, Including the ADP Group (Aéroports de Paris) and its subcontractors. The announcement is valid until Sunday inclusive. Employees are demanding a 6% pay rise, retroactive from January 1, while ADP's leadership is offering 3% from July 1, according to unions.
This social movement, with planned rallies in front of Terminal 2E Paris-CDG and Terminal 4 Paris-Orly, risks slowing down passenger flows. Baggage sorting could also be affected. ADP, the airport manager in Paris, invites passengers to arrive in advance, namely "Three hours (before scheduled take-off) for an international flight and two hours for a domestic or European flight ".