France, French Tours Val de Loire Airport Strikes
Nice quiet airport (except for the military jets)
French air traffic control strikes, general strike and Air France strike! Will effect flights from Tours.
French Air Traffic Control Strike
16May 2016 Your Flight with Ryanair from and to Tours Val de Loire 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.
Old strikes from 2016 effecting Ryanair flights,
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 airport road. Be prepared to hoof it with your luggage.
Air traffic control have asked airlines to cut back flights tomorrow by 20%.
Last years strike actions 2015
Ryanair 2016 - London-Stansted and Porto Airport, Portugal, Marrakesh and seasonal Ryanair has flights to