Marseille Airport Strike - France
July 2015 Airport gets a reprieve Air France will not close base for two years.
Air France Strike
17 January, 2018 French air traffic control had planned a strike this week out of Marseille airport and it has now been cancelled. How lucky can one get. 18th January - 20th. See Easy travel Report for Italian flight delays Friday.
Last year 2017 strike actionsFrench air Traffic Control Strike
Air traffic controllers will strike starting Monday, 9 October, 2017 early afternoon, not ending till Wednesday early morning 11th October. Your flight to and from Marseille airport will be delayed, cancelled or brought forward. Call your airline, be prepared to wait.
Hop Airline strike new dates possible. Pilot union will decide late July HOP Airline Strike
Flights to Corsica
Air Corsica flights from Marseille Airport could be impacted by this strike action if no deal is made. Stay in touch with Air Corsica you don’t want to be sleeping at the airport.
and for Air France baggage handler strike in Corsica, Portuguese airport security strike and Italian aviation strikes in May
Monday 3 April, 2017 Marseille Airport has had a air traffic control failure today, expect flight delays.
Other travel plans this week up the creek. Alitalia strike, Argentina general strike and Air France subsidiary HOP baggage handling. For this and other little gems see
French Air Traffic Controllers Strike
Monday March 6, 2017 It’s confirmed Marseille Airport workers, will strike Tuesday 7 - 9 March. See Easy Travel Report for more information, your flight likely to be cancelled, brought forward or delayed. Stay in close contact with your airline, perhaps call the airport before you leave
You should know Air France cabin crews are striking as with second busiest airline in France Aigle Azur this week and next.
Add to this Spain’s Air Europa strike by pilots.
New French general strike is being planned.
Marseille airport strikes from 2016
French Air Traffic Control Strike
Heads up, air traffic control issues have not been resolved.
New controller strikes, yes es..
Starts 6am Friday June 3, 4, 5 2016 and ends 6am on Monday the 6th. Follow along with the links below for updates
Marseille Airport Strike
Update:-Tuesday 17 May 2016 ATC strike starts 4am Thursday19th
till 4am Friday 20th
Bordeaux should be lifted in the morning
Charles de Gaulle slight delays in the morning
Orly airport asked to reduce flights to and from by 15%.
Marseille service will be slow in the morning.
16 May 2016 Flights from and to Airport will likely be delayed, cancelled or brought forward due to French air traffic control strike.
French air traffic controllers will strike on Thursday May 19, 2016. (and perhaps 26 May?) If strike goes ahead airlines will be asked to cut back flights to and from France. Stay in close contact with your airline. Air France will take brunt of strike action. French national rail company SNCF is also striking.
French taxi drivers are threatening to join in.
If you are changing flights in France and have a long lay over in a French international arrivals lounge. Get a French visa as you will be sleeping on a cot in the lounge while other passengers sleep in a comfortable hotel bed with private bathroom. March 2016 saw 140 passengers sleeping on the floor at Orly Airport.
Expect knock-on effect.
Marseille Airport Strike
French air traffic control strikes, General Strike and Air France strike! Will effect your flight flight from Marseille Airport.
Air France Pilot Strike
Sunday May 8, 2016 Air France pilot unions SNPL and SPAF threaten strike action starting Wednesday June 1, 2016 over wage cuts.
You should also know that French air traffic controllers have not resolved issues followed along with us www.easytravelreport.com
Another French air traffic controller strike
27 April 2016 Flights in and out of Marseille will be delayed, cancelled or brought forward. Call your airline. Regulations will be lifted in the morning but expect delays in the afternoon. Air France likely to take the brunt of strike action
French air traffic control strike is on:-
30 March 2016 Airlines being asked to reduce flights in and out of Marseille Airport by 33%.. Making it really tough and inconvenient on making connecting flights.
29 March 2016 Starts tomorrow Wednesday, 30 March 2016 1700UTC
Ends Friday 1 April, 2016 0400 UTC
Another meeting planned for tomorrow.
31 March, 2016 Trouble spots will be, call your airline.
Bordeaux minimum service in the afternoon
Charles de Gaulle Moderate delays in the morning
Marseille and Orly to be hit hard, by delays, cancellations or perhaps your flight will be brought forward.
Remember everybody flying will deal with the knock-on effect. Don't forget other unions are striking on the 31st. Will effect Paris transportation, Renfe and Air France
19 March 2016 Heads up. French air traffic control threaten strike action this Sunday. Flights will have to be cut back by twenty percent. Still time for strike action to change
Last strike from 2016
Update:-29 January 2016 Marseille taxi drivers still protesting today.
Update:-28 January 2016 Air France workers concerned about layoffs have been on striking. That's it, that's all that's in the news, no details.
Update:-Wednesday 27 January 2016 French Taxi strike is still going on France24
Stay off the ring road.
25 January 2016 French public transportation strike is planned for tomorrow.
This includes air traffic controllers and taxi drivers.
Taxi drivers will block majour roads and your Marseille Airport road may be blocked. Be prepared to hoof it with your luggage.
Air traffic control have asked airlines to cut back flights tomorrow by 20%.
4 January 2016, You should know that Air France has several strikes planned for this month. See
Strikes we caught in 2015
3 December 2015 12 day SNCM ferry strike is over.
Heads up tomorrow, Thursday 21 October 2015 Air France flights from Marseille could be delayed. Air France baggage handlers threaten strike action. All Air France flights and Hop expected to leave see Air France Strike
Old industrial actions for 2015
Monday September 14, 2015
July 22, 2015 Spanish air traffic control strike is still on for this week-end.
French Air Traffic Control Strike
Strike will start 0400 UTC Thursday 2 July, 2015 till 0400 UTC Saturday, 4 July, 2015.
If you are flying on these days expect your flight to be delayed, cancelled or brought forward.
French air traffic control will ask airlines to cancel a certain percentage of flights to, from over and around France by as much as 50% is possible. Can you adjust your plans before everyone else does? Might cost you a fee. Other passengers who wait end up back of the line to other passengers whose flights were not cancelled. Airlines not likely to know what's going on till 24 - 48 hours before strike action.
Old strikes for 2015
3 April, 2015 French air traffic control strike 8, 9 and 10th April. You should also know that a general strike is to take place on the 9th. Likely to effect all French transportation. Best call your airline.
12 January 2015 Marseille bus strike. Strike will last five months. Strike hours will be at peak commuter times. Give yourself extra time to get to and from Marseille airport. Follow along with us Easy Travel Report
19 October 2014 We have some air strikes you might want to know about that may effect your travel plans from Marseille Provence Airport.
Italian air strikes and general strikes in Belgium Greece, and Morocco see ETR
German Railway strike issues still not resolved
Old industrial actions for 2014
14 July 2014 Air France strike Saturday 2, August 2014
Announced 11 July 2014 by Air France union CGT - UGICT. Asks all employees to strike Saturday 2, August 2014. Ground staff have called for stoppage between 01:00 - 24:00.
Airports in Corsica (again) Ajaccio and Bastia.
Bordeaux, Marseille, Lyon, Strasbourg, Toulouse, Montpelier, Mulhouse, Nice, Nantes, Paris Roissy, Charles de Gaulle and Orly. Strike includes all Air France subsidiaries.
700 Air France crew members to go along with 700 jobs at Roissy cdg airport under the new Transform 2015 plans.
Old industrial actions for 2014
4 June 2014 Strike by Rome baggage handlers at Ciampino airport today. Some Ryanair flights have been cancelled. French rail strike planned for next week.
Air France pilot strike
9 February 2014 Air France strike. Announced today pilot union SNPL have submitted strike action from Saturday, May 3 to Friday, May 30th! Air France site. Other recent problems affiliates CityJet French pilots were on strike and Transavia.comFrance
threaten strike action this month. Stay as far away as possible from Air France, choose another airline.
Air France Ground Workers Strike
21 January, 2014 Air France ground workers strike. Friday, 24th of January, for two hours.
Airports involved:- Ajaccio, Bastia, Montpellier , Nantes, Nice, Basel Mulhouse, Paris Orly, Strasbourg,
Toulon and Toulouse, Bordeaux , Lyon and Marseille.
Call your airline you flight could be brought forward, delayed or cancelled.
a 5 day strike is planned by French air traffic controllers next week. See Easy Travel Report for countries involved.
French Airport Strike
by Air France employees.
Saturday, December 21, 2013
10 French airports to be hit by ground worker strike. CGT union expect 80% of workers to join in.
Paris-Orly, Bastia, Bordeaux, Marseille, Montpellier, Mullhouse, Nantes, Nice, Strasbourg and *Toulouse. Check CGT union for your airport strike times.
*Toulouse striking Friday evening as well.
Old Strikes at Marseille Airport
December 16, 2013 You should know if flying in and renting a car that 5 French refineries are on strike today. If strike lasts expect shortages at the pumps. Airlines will get jet fuel abroad.
December 16 2013 Marseille long winded drawn out bus strike is over with.
April 17 Marseille Airport, French airport security workers will strike Friday, April 19 starting 5AM till ? Get to airport early, two hours or more.
Reminder Sata Azores strike planned for April and May. If you must take hand luggage make sure it has no liquids.
March 13, Flights between Marseille and Lisbon and with TAP Portugal and TAP Portugal subsidiary Portugalia will be cancelled due to strikes by workers on March 21, 22 and 23. Call them if you haven't already. Sata International and SATA Azores is also striking along with TAP. Follow along with us on our TAP Strike page. On a lighter side Iberia Airline strike is cancelled for a couple of weeks.
These are just a few of the airlines
that will be delayed or cancelled.
Airlines to Spain Iberia - Vueling
France -Air France
UK EasyJet - BA
Portugal Tap Airline
Belgium Brussels Airline
February 14 Strike by 600 airport workers
today for two hours a day till Sunday. No delays reported.
Friday January 11, Security system engineers on strike till Sunday, 13th. Expect flight delays.
January 8, 2013 Majour nationwide taxi strike this Thursday. Marseille taxi drivers state they will not block airport access. Even so leave for the airport early.
15 November 2012 Delays are high today. Here's what Marseille Airport has to say. Aer Lingus strike for Monday 19. Has been cancelled. Local paper La Riviera Times has an article
10 November A couple of things going on in Marseille airport.
First French unions have called for a French air traffic control strike, for 24 hours on Thursday, November 15 AM till Friday 16th AM. Minimal air service will be in effect, legally, means one in four flights will leave and be landed. Now you do know that on the 14 November is the pan-European strike. More news to come out on that see our Airport Strike page or 14N or front page
Aer Lingus have meeting with unions today. Strike planned for Monday November 19 might be called off.
1 November New Aer Lingus strike threat planned for Monday, November 19.
Strike below was cancelled for talks.
16 September 2012 If you are flying from Marseille to Dublin Airport, Ireland on Monday 1 October. Call Aer Lingus first. Aer Lingus workers and Irish airport employees will be on strike. Strike effects all Irish airports, Cork, Dublin, Shannon.
We will be following along
10 August 2012 EasyJet pilots from France (only) threaten strike next week. 15, 17 and 19 August.
More news will be available on Monday.
January 2011 Ryanair pulls out.