• Short Summary

    FRENCH AIRLINE PILOTS MEETING IN PARIS TODAY (WEDNESDAY) DECIDED TO JOIN AN INTERNATIONAL BOYCOTT OF ALGIERS AIRPORT BEGUN YESTERDAY BY THE INTERNATIONAL AIRLINE PILOTS ASSOCIATION.

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    FRENCH AIRLINE PILOTS MEETING IN PARIS TODAY (WEDNESDAY) DECIDED TO JOIN AN INTERNATIONAL BOYCOTT OF ALGIERS AIRPORT BEGUN YESTERDAY BY THE INTERNATIONAL AIRLINE PILOTS ASSOCIATION. ACTION IS AIMED AT SECURING THE RELEASE OF AN ISRAEL-OWNED AIRLINER HIJACKED WITH ITS CREW AND PASSENGERS LAST MONTH.

    THE FRENCH PILOTS ANNOUNCED THEIR DECISION AFTER A MEETING OF THE FRENCH NATIONAL AIRLINE PILOTS' UNION.

    THE BOYCOTT WAS LAUNCHED BY THE INTERNATIONAL PILOTS IN AN ATTEMPT TO FORCE ALGERIA TO RELEASE THE HIJACKED AIRLINER AND ITS TWELVE CREW AND PASSENGERS STILL DETAINED.

    THE FRENCH PILOTS WILL STOP ALL FLIGHTS TO AND FROM ALGIERS FROM NEXT MONDAY. HOWEVER, PILOTS WORKING FOR ALGERIA'S MAIN AIRLINE, ALGERIE, WILL NOT BE ASKED TO JOIN IN, IN CASE REPRISALS ARE TAKEN AGAINST THEM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA84MA3YACJ67D4WTCRM7JZNMYY
    Media URN:
    VLVA84MA3YACJ67D4WTCRM7JZNMYY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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