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56 flights cancelled in Catalonia due to French strike

A strike against the possible rise in the age to receive pensions from 60 to 62 years old has caused the cancellation of 56 flights throughout Catalonia. Airports affected include Barcelona’s El Prat, Girona’s Costa Brava Airport and the Reus Airport.


24 September 2010 01:09 AM



Barcelona (ACN).- A total of 56 flights have been cancelled in Catalan airports due to a strike in France against pension reform, according to Aena, the Spanish airport authority. Both inbound and outbound flights have been affected in French airports as well as the Barcelona, Girona and Reus airports. At Barcelona\u2019s El Prat Airport, there were 18 flights inbound flights and 18 outbound flights cancelled. The same numbers were recorded at the Vilobí d'Onyar and Reus airports, affecting half of the total inbound and outbound flights. The strike in France is due to the possible change in pension age from 60 to 62 years old. The reform has already passed in the first parliamentary body, the National Assembly of France.


  • Ryanair flights in Girona's airport (by ACN)

  • Ryanair flights in Girona's airport (by ACN)