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Strike against pension reform: Aviation chaos threatens in Paris Thursday

It is said that one in five flights in Orly were canceled on the day of the strike. The strike is directed against the French government’s pension reform plan.

Because of the large announced strike against the planned pension reform in France There is a risk of disruptions and delays at Paris Orly Airport on Thursday. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation said on Tuesday that it had asked airlines to cancel one out of five flights in Orly on the day of the strike.

Despite these precautions, disruptions and delays are to be expected. Travelers should reschedule their trip if possible. There should also be restrictions on French train services due to strikes on Thursday.

Raising the retirement age to 64

Central government under the president Emmanuel Macron She announced a week ago that she intends to gradually raise the retirement age from 62 to 64. The number of years of payment required to receive a full pension should increase faster than previously planned. A number of privileged individual pension systems for certain occupational groups should be abolished. On the other hand, the government wants to increase the minimum pension to about 1,200 euros per month.

current retirement age France At the age of 62 years. Those who have not paid enough time at that age to be entitled to a full pension can sometimes work longer. At age 67, your full pension entitlement applies no matter how long you’ve paid – the government wants to maintain this. She justifies her approach by the fact that the pension system will not fund itself in the long run.

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(APA/DSPA)