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Italy Airport Strike Alert

Updated on 19 May 2019

The Situation:

Alitalia and Air Italy personnel, as well as ground staff at airports nationwide, are planning

to hold a 24-hour strike on Tuesday, 21 May. Blue Panorama and Blue Air are holding a

personnel strike from 10:00-14:00 (local time).

Some flights during peak hours will operate. Check with your airport to confirm flights.

Possible Effects:

  • Possible protests or demonstrations at airports

  • Traffic delays due to strikes, demonstrations, etc.

  • Delayed or cancelled flights

Mitigating Factors to Apply:

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

  • Check with airport to confirm flight status before departure

  • Allow extra time to travel

  • Monitor local media and news for updates

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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