26 May 2016

Strike hits New Caledonia airports

10:04 am on 26 May 2016
Tontouta airport in New Caledonia

Tontouta airport in New Caledonia Photo: AFP

The French High Commission in New Caledonia has ensured a minimum air service to soften the effects of today's French airport strike.

The stoppage is affecting international and domestic flights in and out of Noumea for a 24-hour period until tomorrow morning.

A dozen domestic flights have been cancelled today, but a basic service to the outer islands is maintained on order of the High Commission.

The domestic airline says it is contacting the passengers concerned.

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