Several ATC unions have called for a national strike, affecting French airports and airspace from Monday evening at 1700UTC (Oct 9) through Wednesday at 0400UTC (Oct 11).
All FIRs are experiencing high delays.
Impact expected to the FIR’s per current (10OCT) information are as follows:
LFRR/Brest Experiencing high delays
LFFF/Paris All sectors experiencing delays with highest delays in the west. Situation is starting to show signs of improvement.
LFEE/Reims All sectors experiencing delays with highest delays in the East and North
LFBB/Bordeaux Some high delays and with no ease forseen
LFMM/Marseille High delays all around. Regulations will be in place until a least 2359UTC
The following routes are available:
Tango 9 Global and Tango 213 Global, UM30 and UZ180 are fully available.
T9 is still dealing with alot of delays.
LFPG/Paris DeGaulle and LFPO/Paris Orly are experiencing delays and there is a 30% capacity reduction in both airports plus at the following airports:
LFOB/Beauvais, LFLL/Lyon, LFML/Marseille, LFMN/Nice, LFBO/Toulouse and LFRS/Nantes
LFSB/Basel – unconfirmed as of yet but may be used as an alternate
LFPB /Paris-Le Bourget will not be affected.
Expect high impact. Ops over or to France are best avoided today.
We will continue to post any further information here as soon as received.
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