easyJet issues holiday warning over flight delays

easyJet has issued passengers a warning over delays and disruption to flights due to an air traffic control strike in France.

An airline spokesperson said: “We have been advised of an air traffic control strike affecting flights flying in and out of Paris, Lyon, Lille and Brest, as well as flights over French airspace.”

The strike started at 7pm in France on Sunday December 17 until 8am on Tuesday December 19.

The spokesperson added: “We expect that there will be delays and some disruption due to the industrial action, therefore we advise all customers to check the status of their flight on our flight tracker either on our mobile app or website.

“Although this situation is outside of our control, we would like to reassure customers that we are doing all we can to minimise any disruption to our flights that may occur because of the strike action.”

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Flights travelling over France could also be impacted by the industrial action as air traffic control workers are striking.

Passengers are advised to check the status of their flight before travelling to the airport due to the strike.

Customers should contact their airline or holiday provider if they have queries about the status of their flight.

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easyJet has said it will contact customers directly via email or text message if their flight is cancelled.

Passengers with a cancelled flight are advised to transfer their flights free of charge or request a refund.

Customers who booked their flight through a third party provider should contact the travel agent for more information.

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