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Air France faces strike

Posted by: Kerri Westenberg under Airlines, International travel Updated: February 6, 2012 - 11:46 AM

If you are heading to France via Air France, take note: The airline has cancelled flights and is making ongoing adjustments due to a strike by aviation workers that began today. Despite the actions, Air France is operating a majority of its flights. The strike is expected to run through Thursday, Feb. 9. According to a press release from Air France, the airline expects to operate 85 percent of its long-haul flights and 80 percent of its medium-haul flights.  They have canceled or rescheduled some flights, but only 4 long-haul flights, according to the Washing Post.

If you are scheduled to fly the airline during the strike, you will be able to postpone or alter your flights. If you proceed with travels, Air France suggests passengers ensure their contact information is thorough and accurate. You can change your plans or update contacts and check the current flight schedules at the airline website.

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