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Flight and train disruption urgent alert for the European summer travellers! A new strike in Paris just before the Olympics? What you need to know? – Travel And Tour World

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Summer travellers in Europe beware!

Strikes across the continent threaten to disrupt flights, trains, and roadways throughout July including a new strike in Paris just days before the Olympics.

Paris Airport Strike Threatens Olympic Travel?

Paris airports could face a major disruption on July 17th, just 10 days before the Paris Olympics begin.

Unionized workers are walking out in protest over bonus pay, potentially causing delays in baggage handling and check-in at both Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports.

This strike could significantly impact athletes and spectators arriving for the Games.

Other European Travel Disruptions

Italy: Airport staff strikes are possible on July 21st at Milan Linate and Bergamo Orio al Serio airports. Strikes are banned across Italy’s transport sector from late July to early September.

Türkiye: Air traffic controller strikes are causing major delays at the Antalya Airport until July 14th.

France: Motorway strikes are impacting summer travel, and further action is possible.

UK: Strikes at the Gatwick Airport were postponed, but further action could occur if a pay dispute isn’t settled.

Scotland: Strikes at the Glasgow and Aberdeen airports are possible due to a pay dispute, with dates yet to be announced.

Netherlands: Public transport strikes are planned for September in major cities.

Always Check Before You Travel

Travellers are advised to check with their airlines, train operators and local authorities for the latest strike information before their trip.

Strikes can cause delays, cancellations, and rerouting.

Compensation for Cancelled Flights and Trains

If your flight or train is cancelled or delayed due to a strike, you may be entitled to a new ticket or compensation.

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