Ground transport strikes in Italy Friday 16 June

Widespread disruption is expected to air and ground transport services in Italy due to planned industrial action on Friday 16 June 2017. 

Widespread disruption is expected to air and ground transport services in Italy due to planned industrial action on Friday 16 June 2017. 

The following airlines have issued guidance to passengers. Due to the widespread nature of the industrial action there may also be disruption to ground transportation services.

Alitalia

Alitalia has published guidance on its website which includes details of a flexible rebooking policy allowing rebookings up to Friday 30 June 2017.

Alitalis has also published a list of cancelled flights which include the following services to/from London:

Flight AZ221 Depart London City – Arrive Milan Linate
Flight AZ222 Depart Milan Linate – Arrive London City
Flight AZ204 Depart Rome Fiumicino – Arrive London Heathrow
Flight AZ207 Depart London Heathrow – Arrive Rome Fiumicino

Alitalia expects to operate a normal schedule between 7am and 10am and 6pm and 9pm local time on Friday 16 June.

British Airways

BA has on late Thursday afternoon published guidance on its website.

Flights to Venice, Verona, Genoa and Milan Malpensa are cited as most at risk of disruption. As at 22:30 BST Thursday 15 June, the following flights on Friday 16 June have been cancelled:

Flight BA2582 Depart London Gatwick – Arrive Venice
Flight BA2583 Depart Venice – Arrive London Gatwick

The best way to keep track of your booking is to download the BA app on your smartphone. You can also check live arrivals and departures information on ba.com.

easyJet

easyJet has advised it has cancelled a total of 16 flights to/from Italy on Friday 16 June. There’s more guidance on the easyJet website.

The cancellations include the following flights to/from Gatwick:

Flight EZY8447 Depart London Gatwick – Arrive Verona
Flight EZY8989 Depart London Gatwick – Arrive Bologna
Flight EZY8448 Depart Verona – Arrive London Gatwick
Flight EZY8990 Depart Bologna – Arrive London Gatwick
Flight EZY8067 Depart London Gatwick – Arrive Venice
Flight EZY8068 Depart Venice – Arrive London Gatwick

Ryanair

Ryanair has yet to publish any guidance for passengers.

Please note that this page does not provide live flight information so any cancellations that will be listed above are proactive cancellations made in advance, and do not necessarily include any delays/cancellations made on the day.

You can check live flight information on the websites of Gatwick, Heathrow and London City airports.

Are you looking for more up to date information on possible flight disruption? Visit our Disruption Advisory Page for more information.

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