Air and boat passengers from Portsmouth facing cancellations due to French strikes

People travelling from Portsmouth to France by air or sea face delays and cancellations to services today because of ongoing strike action in France.

Thursday, 15th September 2016, 12:06 pm
Updated Tuesday, 4th October 2016, 1:32 pm

More than 100 flights to France - including from Gatwick, Heathrow and Southampton Airport - have been cancelled while French air traffic controllers go on strike for the 14th time this year.

Ryanair said it was “forced” to cancel 22 flights on Wednesday night and 72 today.

EasyJet have cancelled 64 flights today, including 22 due to operate to or from the UK.

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Brittany Ferries has also warned travellers to expect delays of up to an hour on routes between Portsmouth and Caen.

British Airways has offered customers due to fly to or from France on Thursday the opportunity to rebook.

The flag carrier will use larger aircraft where possible to enable passengers whose flights are cancelled to reach their destination.

The airlines warned passengers that in addition to the flights that were cancelled a number of others were likely to be delayed.

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