23 Dec 2003

Striking Air Tahiti Nui workers return to full duties

11:36 am on 23 December 2003

A strike at Air Tahiti Nui has ended after union members at the French Polynesia flag carrier agreed to return to work.

The figure of those taking action to press for better conditions varied betwen 40 and 100 but all have resumed their duities.

The Tahitipresse news agency says the strike ended when the president of the territorial government, Gaston Flosse, spoke with union leaders and assured them that their pay scales would be looked at next year.

No flight was reportedly affected by the strike which began on December the 11th.