If you’re planning to travel to or from Italy on the 23rd February, the chances are you may need to adjust your plans. A number of airlines and airports have announced that they will go on strike across the country.
Italian flight crew from Alitalia, Merdiana, Air Italy, easyJet, Ryanair and Volotea as well as ground staff at a number of airports across Italy plan to strike on Feburary 23rd due to a reduction in salary and holiday allowance as a result of the restructuring of the airlines involved.
A number of low cost airlines including Ryanair and easyJet, as well as airports in Florence, Pisa, Bologna, Venice, Rome and Naples, will strike for four hours (either from 11:00 – 15:00, or from 14:00 – 18:00); Meridiana and Air Italy as well as airports in Milan, Linate and Turin will strike for a full 24 hours.
Our advice? Check with your airline before traveling to find out if there’s any disruption to your travel plans.