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Dozens of flights cancelled in French airport strike

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Dozens of flights will be cancelled on Saturday at France's busiest airport, amid an ongoing dispute over wages and working conditions.

With firefighters on strike, the French civil aviation authority has requested preventive flight cancellations and closed part of the runways for safety reasons which will impact 1-in-5 flights at Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle Airport between 7am and 2pm.On Friday about a hundred out of 1,300 flights were cancelled at the airport, while the other major airport in the Paris region, Orly, was not affected."The movement continues among firefighters, who are dissatisfied with management's proposals on their pay scale" union chief Daniel Bertone said.

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