Updated on 12 January 2020
Air traffic controllers in Italy confirmed the transportation strike scheduled on Tuesday, 14 January, from 13:00 to 17:00 (local time). Alitalia announced at least a hundred domestic and international flight cancelations scheduled during the strike.
In addition, staff at Bologna Guglielmo Marconi (BLQ), Rome Fiumicino (FCO), Rome Ciampino (CIA), Reggio Calabria (REG), Ancona (AOI), Perugia (PEG), Aeroporto D'Abruzzo at Pescara (PSR), and Venice Marco Polo (VCE) airports, as well as Easyjet cabin staff and Ernest Airline staff, are also due to strike nationwide on Tuesday.
Further flight disruptions, including delays and cancelations and increased demand for alternative flights, are expected amid the work stoppages.
Delayed or cancelled flights
Possible protests or demonstrations at airports
Traffic delays due to strikes, demonstrations, etc.
Blocked roads due to demonstrations
Mitigating Factors to Apply:
Avoid all protests and demonstration, which have the possibility of turning violent
Check flight status prior to departure to the airport
Allow extra time for travel
Monitor local and social media for updates
Enroll in a Safe Traveler program to receive warnings from your preferred embassy
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