Flights to and from Spain cancelled due to strike by French air traffic controllers

Ryanair and easyJet planes

Ryanair-and-easyJet-planesAT least 28 flights to and from Spain have been cancelled due to a strike by French air traffic controllers.

Controllers from the UNSA union have gone on strike at Brest, Bordeaux and Aix-en-Provence airports as part of a four-day strike that began yesterday.

Workers at Nice and Marseille airports also went on strike today.

The dispute has arisen over working times and conditions, affecting all flights that use French air space.

Some 28 flights arriving or leaving Spain were cancelled today.

Some 18 were from Spanish airline Vueling.

Easyjet, Ryanair, Iberia and BA have also been affected.

All passengers who have flights up until Thursday are advised to check the status of them before travelling.

Laurence Dollimore

Laurence has a BA and MA in International Relations and a Gold Standard diploma in Multi-Media journalism from News Associates in London. He has almost a decade of experience and previously worked as a senior reporter for the Mail Online in London.

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