April 19, 2024

There may be strike exercise in Italy on Sunday, April 2, 2023, when Air Visitors Controllers and another airport staff received’t work between 1 PM – 5 PM.

Flights scheduled between 7 AM – 10 AM and 6 PM – 9 PM are protected and can go ahead until airplanes and crews are out of their typical rotations.

The airways are required per legislation EC 261/2004 to rebook affected passengers to their last vacation spot on the earliest alternative and to supply care (lodging and meals) in case of lengthy delays.

Passengers on canceled flights may select a refund, even on non-refundable fares.

ITA Airways has issued the next assertion (Google translate):

Following the agitation proclaimed by the air site visitors controllers from 13.00 to 17.00 on Sunday 2 April 2023, some modifications to the schedule of ITA Airways flights might happen. Moreover, the Firm was pressured to cancel some flights, each home and worldwide, scheduled for two April 2023.

ITA Airways has activated a unprecedented plan to restrict the inconvenience of passengers, by rebooking the most important doable variety of vacationers concerned within the cancellations on the primary accessible flights: 35% will have the ability to fly on the identical day of April 2nd.

ITA Airways invitations all vacationers who’ve bought a ticket for April 2 to test the standing of their flight, earlier than going to the airport, on the web site ita-airways.com, by calling the toll-free quantity from Italy 800 93 60 90 | from overseas +39 06 8596 0020, or by contacting the journey company the place they bought the ticket.

Passengers who’ve bought an ITA Airways ticket to journey on April 2nd , within the occasion of cancellation or change within the time of their flight, will have the ability to change the reserving with none penalty or request a refund of the ticket (provided that the flight has been canceled or has been delayed by greater than 5 hours) till 5 April 2023.

ITA Airways Canceled Flights:

Conclusion

There was loads of strike exercise in Europe this spring (Germany, France, and the UK), inconveniencing many passengers, and now additionally in Italy.

I simply appeared on the scheduled flights out of Milan’s Malpensa tomorrow for the strike interval, and lots of airways haven’t but processed the inevitable cancellations.

You must monitor your itineraries if you’re scheduled to fly to/from/by way of Italy tomorrow for doable delays and cancellations and rebook if required.