Air France pilots are threatening to continue their strike next week if the company does not give in to their demands. At least 60 per cent of flights were to be cancelled on Thursday.
The Air France-KLM pilots' strike entered its second day on Tuesday, with 60% of flights likely to be affected as the leader of the French Socialist Party called for an end to the strike.
Air France grounded half its flights on Monday as pilots begin a strike against the company's plan to develop its low-cost operation Transavia.
Six out of 10 Air France flights will be cancelled on Monday due to a pilots’ strike, the company announced on Saturday. Unions predicted more cancellations on Tuesday and Wednesday.