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Lottie Gibbons

EasyJet's warning to passengers as 'delays and disruption' expected

EasyJet has issued a warning to passengers flying to and from France today and tomorrow.

Industrial strike action supported by the Air Traffic Service in France is taking place today and Tuesday. This means that flights operating to or through French airspace may be delayed.

EasyJet said: "We have been advised of a National Strike in France starting 5pm UTC on January 30 to 5am UTC on February 1. Air Traffic Control staff are joining the strike action and therefore like all airlines, our flights to and from French airports, as well as those flying in French airspace, could be affected."

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EasyJet said it expects there will be delays and some disruption due to the industrial action. The airline is asking all customers to check the their flight's status on flight tracker either on the airline's mobile app or website.

EasyJet also warned that public transport services may be affected by the strike. A spokesperson said: "We recommend all customers allow plenty of extra time to get to the airport and consider alternative transport options where possible.

"Although this situation is outside of our control we would like to apologise to any affected passengers for the inconvenience caused."

EasyJet will contact affected customers directly via email and SMS using the details provided at the time of booking and check in.

For cancelled flights only, easyJet advise customers not to travel to the airport but to transfer their flights free of charge or take a refund by logging onto Manage Bookings on or using its Flight Tracker:

If an overnight accommodation is required, affected passengers can book this through the airline's Flight Tracker page (flight number).

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