Ryanair Has Announced Flight Cancellations Due To Air Traffic Control Strike In France!

Posted on November, 16, 2017 By : iqfares

The LOW-COST airline Ryanair has canceled the flights which are affected due to air traffic control on Thursday, November 16. But EasyJet has said they plan to operate their full flying program.

But on Euro Weekly News, The airline said, “We regret to advise customers that due to an air traffic control strike in France on 16th Nov, we have been forced to cancel a small number (sic) of flights.

Also added, “Customers will be updated on their flight status via email and/or the mobile phone number provided at a time (sic) of booking. Ryanair sincerely apologizes for any inconvenience caused by these unjustified ATC disruptions which are entirely outside of our control.”

Ryanair already canceled more than 100 flights to/from Spain when there was last French air traffic control strike has occurred. On October 10, there was the massive disruption in the skies.

But the airline has apologized from the customer for this out of control disruption. All airlines are also warning the flights that come to and from the France could be affected.

On this, EasyJet has said, “We have been advised of a National Strike in France on Thursday 16th November. Like all airlines, our flights to and from French airports, as well as those flying in French airspace, could be affected.”

The airline remarks that “We plan to operate our full flying program to and from France on Thursday. However there is the potential of delays on the day due to the industrial action, therefore we advise all customers to check the status of their flight on our flight tracker either on our mobile app or website.”

They also added, “Please also be aware that public transport services may be affected by the strike. We recommend all customers allow plenty of extra time to get to the airport and consider alternative transport options where possible. Although this situation is outside of our control we would like to apologize to any affected passengers for the inconvenience caused.”

Jet2com said that Jet2.com has been made aware of Air Traffic Control strike action being called by French Air Traffic Controllers from 18:00 on Wednesday 15th to 05:00 on Friday 17th November 2017.

The airline also added that Jet2.com will board all flights for an on-time departure. And passenger will get more updates on the Jet2.com website as they become available.

  • The USAC-CGT and CGT Air France unions that represent air traffic controllers have said that they will join the strike.
  • And they also said that this started at 6 pm on Wednesday, November 15 and will end at 5 am on Friday, November 17.


Ryanair Has Cancelled The Flights Due To Air Traffic Control.


The Ryanair has cancelled the flights due to air traffic control in France. This started at 6 pm on Wednesday, Nov. 15 and will end at 5 am on Friday, Nov 17.