Airlines asked to reduce France flights on Tuesday

PARIS Mon Oct 18, 2010 6:00am EDT

PARIS Oct 18 (Reuters) - France is asking airline companies to reduce flights in and out of the country by up to 50 percent on Tuesday, when unions have called another day of national protests and strikes over pension reforms.

The French DGAC aviation authority said in a statement that airlines were being asked to reduce flights to Paris's Orly airport by 50 percent and to all other airports by 30 percent. (Reporting by Brian Love)

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Comments (8)
dareisay wrote:
Ok, the only thing my post has to do with this story is concerning airplanes!

I got word that 5 people have died to due a spider bite in Northern Fla.

When another man showed symptoms and asked where he had been…he said he just left the airport, he had been in India and took and Indian flight.

The authorities checked that plane, and found spider nests under the toilet seats.

They recommend everyone raise the lids to check for nests.

The picture of this spider, looks to be light tan or light red, and has spots on top!

FYI

Oct 18, 2010 8:46am EDT  --  Report as abuse
jtdavies wrote:
Your spiders on a plane story sounds like an urban myth:

http://www.snopes.com/horrors/insects/telamonia.asp

Oct 18, 2010 11:39am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Corrupt Sarkozy Government will fall.
The people of France are taking action.

Oct 18, 2010 12:14pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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