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Air France to cancel more flights Friday

LanguedocLiving, May 3

Air France said it would cancel 25 percent of its flights on Friday, on the 13th day of a strike that started in February.

The number of strikers fell on Thursday, but it was expected to rise again for Friday. [Nice long weekend anyone? Ed]

Air France are expecting to cancel 20 percent of long-haul flights, 35 percent of medium-haul flights, and 20 percent of short-haul flights.

There are 22% of workers who are striking on Friday, which falls short of the 33% who stopped work on the first day.

Friday also sees the last day of voting in a referendum of all employees on the company's offer of a seven percent pay rise over four years.

Air France president Jean-Marc Janaillac has staked his job on acceptance.

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