French General Strike

12th May 2003

British Airways has cancelled a large number of its services to and from France as a result of planned general strike action by workers across all parts of France on Tuesday 13 May.

It is likely that more than 85 per cent of British Airways’ services will be cancelled during the period of the strike.

It is expected that up to 104 individual British Airways flights out of a normal Tuesday schedule between the UK and France of 120 individual flights will be cancelled
British Airways flights to and from France will be affected at Heathrow, Gatwick, London City, Birmingham, Manchester, Bristol and Edinburgh.

British Airways apologises to all customers for any inconvenience caused by the industrial action in France which is beyond its control.

At this stage British Airways plans to operate the following services, some of which will be using larger aircraft to accommodate additional re-booked passengers wherever possible.





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