Air France has dropped around half its 800 planned services, while Europe's largest airline Ryanair said it had cancelled 420 flights overflying or landing in France.
The French flag carrier said just 45 percent of short and medium-haul services would operate on Friday, while 90 percent of long-haul connections would go ahead.
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A $7.5 billion ( €7 billion) package is on the agenda for Air France and a $5.4 billion (€5 billion) package for Renault Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire announced.
The Eiffel Tower shut down, France’s vaunted high-speed trains stood still and teachers on the job walked off as unions launched nationwide strikes and protests over the government’s plan to overhaul the retirement system.
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Both airlines have cited profitability and weak demand for cancelling their Teheran flights. The airlines started flying to the Iranian capital in the wake of the Iranian nuclear deal that was signed in 2015.
Accusing Iran of not living up to "the spirit of the agreement", Trump has threatened to pull the US out of the Iran nuclear pact that the Obama administration had signed off on. That and the Venezuela crisis have driven oil prices higher.
Major disruption for 4.5 million daily train passengers as stoppages will occur for two days out of five every week. Workers are striking to stop President Macron's proposed overhaul at state rail operator SNCF.
Air France personnel are demanding a six percent salary increase but the management insists it cannot offer higher salaries without jeopardising growth in an intensely competitive sector.
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