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Air France plans to operate 80% of flights on 8 May


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With strike action continuing by Air France employees in a wage dispute with the airline, the airline has confirmed that on 8 May it will operate 80% of its scheduled flights.

The revised flight schedule will include:

95 % of its long-haul flights;
75 % of its medium-haul flights on departure to and from Paris-Charles de Gaulle;
82 % of its short-haul flights, Paris-Orly and French provinces.
In view of a percentage of staff on strike, subject to the Diard law and expected to work on 8 May 2018, estimated at:

14,2 % of pilots;
17,8 % of cabin crew;
2,9 % of ground staff.

The flight schedule for 7 may 2018, is operating according to forecast.

The flight schedule is updated 24 hours in advance. Disruptions and delays are to be expected.
Air France recommends its customers with a flight reservation on 8 May to postpone their trip.

Air France deplores the continuation of these strikes even though the period that opens does not allow to pursue any negotiation.

The company is making every effort to minimize the inconvenience they could cause to its customers.

Air France invites its customers to check on www.airfrance.com that their flight is operating before going to the airport. The flights displayed as maintained for Tuesday 8 May will operate.

Air France has the “AF Connect” service, which informs its customers directly and in 13 languages ​​all over the world on their mobile phone or by e-mail. To be notified personally by AF Connect, Air France invites customers to update their contact details (mobile number and/or e-mail) in their reservation file on www.airfrance.com website or in their Flying Blue profile. It is possible to consult and update these details at any time on this website in the “My reservations” section and on our mobile websites.

Since 4 May, close to 200.000 messages have been sent individually and in real time to inform customers due to travel on 7 and 8 May.

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Jeanette Briedenhann
Jeanette Briedenhann
Jeanette Phillips joined the team in 2016. She developed a passion and love for all things-travel related in her role as travel journalist, a position she held for over seven years. A brief exodus into the corporate marketing sphere proved that there is no better industry than the travel industry. Research and writing are two of Jeanette’s greatest passions, but she is always open to new challenges and different ways of doing things.

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