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Italy Transportation Strike Alert

Updated on 24 October 2019

The Situation:

Trade unions are calling for nationwide strikes protesting pay and working conditions.

Various trade unions include planes, trains, maritime and local transportation personnel.

Trains will experience disruptions for 24 hours beginning at 21:00 (local time) 24 October.

Planes, local ferries and local transportation strikes are scheduled to stop for 24 hours on

25 October.

Possible Effects:

  • 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 with airport to confirm flight status before departure

  • Allow extra time for travel

  • Enroll in a Safe Traveler Program from your preferred embassy to receive warning

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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