14 Jul 2017

New Caledonia airline strike over

4:21 pm on 14 July 2017

A strike at New Caledonia's domestic airline is over and flights are resuming.

An agreement has been signed, ending the conflict at Air Caledonie whose fleet was grounded since yesterday morning.

No details of the settlement are immediately known.

Air Calin planes at Tontouta Airport in New Caledonia

Air Calin planes at Tontouta Airport in New Caledonia Photo: AFP

The strike had been launched without giving notice, stranding hundreds of passengers on the eve of a long weekend.

The strike was called to protest against the airline for taking disciplinary measures against three pilots.

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