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13 Feb 2019 | 07:38 AM UTC

Italy: Flight disruptions likely due to strikes February 15

Italy News Alert

Air transportation sector strikes in Italy February 15; flight disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 2/12/2019, 12:00 AM until 2/16/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Rome). COUNTRY/REGION Italy


Several strikes impacting air travel are set to take place on Friday, February 15. Ground staff at airports across the country will hold a 24-hour strike beginning at 00:01 (local time), while Air Italy flight personnel will be on strike from 11:00 and 15:00 and Alitalia personnel between 10:00 and 14:00. Flight and operational disruptions are likely at airports across the country on Friday, with second-order flight disruptions also possible throughout the Air Italy and Alitalia networks.


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


Travelers are advised to confirm the status of their flights prior to departure for the airport.


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