Monday, 13 June 2016

Italy: Update – Several strikes will disrupt flights on 17 June and 23 July

Italy: Update – Several strikes will disrupt flights on 17 June and 23 July


Eurocontrol reported on Thursday that several strikes are planned at airports in Italy.

17 June:
A national strike involving area control centers (ACCs), a type of air traffic control facility, and airports has been called by Union UNICA from 0800-1600 UTC
A national strike involving ACCs and airports has been called by Union LICTA from 1100-1500 UTC
A national strike involving ACCs and airports has been called by Union FATA-CISAL from 2200 UTC on 16 June until  2200 UTC on 17 June 2016
A local strike at Rome Ciampino Airport (LIRA) involving "TWR personnel" has been called by Union UGL-TA from 2200 UTC on 16 June until 2200 UTC on 17 June


23 July:
A national strike involving ACCs and airports has been called by Union ANPCAT from 0800-1600 UTC.
A local strike at Rome Ciampino Airport (LIRA) has been called by Union UNICA from 0800-1600 UTC.
There has been no "Notice to Airmen" (NOTAM) filed with the country's aviation authority so far for any of the above mentioned strike days, Eurocontrol indicated.

Passengers planning to fly into or out of airports in Italy should contact their airline to confirm flight status.

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