France Asks Airlines to Extend Flight Cuts Through Wednesday
(Bloomberg) -- French authorities have asked airlines to continue cutting flights through next Wednesday amid strikes over a retirement reform law.
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The country’s civil aviation authority asked airlines to reduce flights at Paris-Orly airport by 20% on Tuesday and Wednesday. Companies were already asked to cut flights there by 33% on Sunday and by 20% on Monday. Regional airports in Marseille and Lyon have also been asked to cut flights.
Flights at Orly were reduced by 30% on Friday and by 15% on Saturday.
(Updates with reductions on Tuesday, Wednesday in second paragraph)
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