Air France expects to cancel nearly half its long haul flights Tuesday as a strike by aviation workers enters its second day.
The workers, including pilots and flight attendants, have called for a four-day strike to protest a draft law that they say will curtail their right to strike.
The proposed law says that workers will have to provide a 48-hour notice before they strike.
"Since the arrival of the proposed law, the intentions of government and businesses are clear: removing all means of dissent from air travel personnel," the main pilot union, SNPL, said.
"Let there be no mistake: in the light of the government and businesses' will to muzzle airline pilots, we must speak with one voice," the union added.FULL STORY