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Italy Air Transportation Strike Alert

Updated on 12 December 2019

The Situation:

Unions representing Air Italy and Alitalia Airline personnel announced a 24-hour strike on

Friday, 13 December. According to reports, other airport personnel may also participate in

the work stoppage. The strikes are scheduled to be held from 00:01 until 23:59 (local time).

EasyJet also announced a 24-hour strike 0:01 to 23:59 (local time) on 14 December, to

include airport personal.

Significant flight disruptions, including delays, modified timetables, and cancelations, are

possible if strikes are held.

Possible Effects:

  • Protest or demonstrations

  • Delayed or cancelled flights

  • Increased presence of security personnel, such as local police

Mitigating Factors to Apply:

  • Avoid all protests and large crowds, which have the possibility of turning violent

  • Check flight status ahead of time

  • Allow extra time to travel

  • Prepare for disruptions caused by protests

  • Monitor local and social media for updates

  • Enroll in a Safe Traveler program to receive warnings from your preferred embassy

DISCLAIMER and Hold Harmless

Disclaimer: LSDS® gathers information from multiple sources and offers insight and perspective to travelers. Sources cannot be validated for accuracy in every instance. Travelers assume all risk associated with their travel and are responsible for the decisions associated with travel and for their own safety. Users of this reference document agree, to hold harmless LSDS® (LLC) its employees and clients associated with any risk or injury incurred during travel.


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