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Belgian rail have planned strikes taking place from 10th to 11th July 2018. This is affecting all services and onward connections from approximately 03:00 on July 10th until the last train on July 11th.
Eurostar services are not affected but onward connections may be, preventing passengers from reaching their destination.
Eurostar have confirmed a number of trains will be cancelled on Thursday 7th June and Friday 8th June due to SNCF industrial action in France. This is expected to cause the remaining services to be busier than normal as well as possibly delayed. Please check before you travel.
Severe thunderstorms across Europe are affecting several airports, with many airlines forced to reduce their flight capacity, resulting in delays.
Airlines have been forced to cancel scores of flights to, from and over France after French air traffic control unions joined the public sector walk-out.
Three unions representing French air traffic controllers joined the walk-out in solidarity with the nationwide public sector strike on Tuesday.
In all, French aviation authority the DGAC asked airlines to cut 20 percent of flights to, from and over France on Tuesday. In France flights leaving from Orly airport in Paris, Lyon and Marseille will be particularly affected although the DGAC warned that there would be “disruption throughout the country”.
Air France have announced flight cancellations for Tuesday 17th April and Wednesday 18th April due to several staff unions taking strike action. Air France expect to operate 70% of their flight schedule today. The flight schedule for Wednesday 18th April is on-going and will be made public later on today.
Air France have announced flight cancellations today (Wednesday 11th April) due to several staff unions taking strike action. The cancellations will affect:
German airline Lufthansa has announced it will cancel ‘more than 800’ flights on Tuesday 10th April as public sector workers walk out on strike.
Frankfurt airport has warned of ‘significant delays and cancellations’ affecting many airlines and has asked travellers to check with their carrier if their flight is going ahead.
The strikes will also affect Munich, Cologne and Bremen airports, as well as local transport.
Air France have announced that strikes will be taking place this Friday (30th March) potentially causing travel disruption over the weekend. More walk-outs are planned for April 3rd and April 7th.
Winter Storm Quinn is set to conclude its cross-country US journey as a Northeast coastal storm. Heavy snow and strong winds are forecast for the coming days, contributing to difficult travel conditions and potential power outages.
Airline / Weather update
Ryanair have announced that all remaining flights to / from Dublin today (Wednesday 28th February) are cancelled.
All other airline flight departures are subject to delays and late notice cancellation.
Central Scotland is currently under a Red weather alert until 10am Thursday 1st March – Travel disruptions are expected.