19:35 GMT27 February 2021
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    French flag carrier Air France guarantees that 70 to 80 percent of medium and long-haul flights will be on schedule during the upcoming four days of strikes, the company’s chief executive said Thursday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) Air France pilots have announced industrial action over pay cuts from Saturday through next Tuesday. The strike will start a day after the opening of the 2016 UEFA European Championship in France.

    Speaking at a press conference, Air France CEO Frederic Gagey told reporters that the air carrier would ensure that flights to French Euro 2016 venues received special attention, according to public radio France Info.

    The strike is estimated to cost the airline around 5.4 million euros ($6.1 million).


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