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08 Jan 2019 | 10:37 AM UTC

Italy: Air traffic controllers to strike nationwide January 11

Italy News Alert

Unions representing air traffic controllers announce nationwide strike for January 11; flight disruptions possible

TIMEFRAME expected from 1/7/2019, 12:00 AM until 1/11/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Rome). COUNTRY/REGION Italy


Various unions, including UNICA, UGL-TA, and Assivolo Quadri, have announced a strike by air traffic controllers on Friday, January 11. According to the unions, controllers at area control centers in Rome, Milan, and Brindisi will participate in the work stoppage from 13:00 until 17:00 (local time). Workers at airports in Catania, Turin, Genoa, Perugia, and Pescara are also expected to take part in the strike. Flight disruptions, including cancelations and delays, are possible for domestic and international services. Intercontinental flights are not expected to be impacted.


Transportation-related strikes are common in Italy and can be highly disruptive. However, in accordance with Italian law, minimum levels of services must be guaranteed during all strikes.


Potentially affected travelers are advised to confirm flight reservations and to contact their airline for more information.


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