40% of flights canceled in France amid strike

April 8, 2015 8:12 AM

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40% of flights canceled in France amid strike

PARIS: French air traffic controllers went on strike on Wednesday, prompting the cancellation of 40 percent of flights across France.

The powerful SNCTA union called the two-day strike in a quarrel over working and retirement conditions, saying in a statement that "disruption is expected over the whole country."

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