Italy (Europe) General strike on 21 April, major disruption at airports throughout the country.
On Friday 21 April the Cub union has called a 24-hour strike for airport staff in Italy.
In addition there could be inconveniences for buses, metro and trams in some cities, but also on the roads, at school and in air transport. Excluding rail transport.
Friday’s general strike has also been joined by Cub Transport with possible consequences for air transport. ENAC has already issued the list of guaranteed flights required by law to perform essential public services, as well as state, military, emergency, medical, humanitarian and rescue flights. https://www.enac.gov.it/sites/default/files/allegati/2023-Apr/Comunicazione%20-%20Sciopero%20generale%20nazionale%2021%20aprile%202023.pdf
In common with all airlines operating to and from Italy, easyJet has advised that they may experience some disruption to their flight schedule on this date. easyJet advises that passengers with a cancelled flight should not travel to the airport. They will be offered a refund or change their flight free of charge. Airline handling services are expected to be affected.
There could be repercussions throughout the day on Friday for buses, metros and trams. Excluding rail transport. The guarantee slots provided between the start of service and 08:30 and between 17:00 and 20:00 will always be guaranteed. For the moment, however, there are no plans for a strike on local public transport in Rome, Milan and Naples. The biggest inconveniences are expected in Reggio Emilia, where Cub’s general strike will be accompanied by the strike of the Seta company staff called by the unions filt-cgil/fit-cisl/uilt-uil/ugl-fna/faisa-cisal. Here abstentions will be possible from 09:00 to 13:00 and from 15:30 until the end of the service.
Travellers travelling to and from Italy on Friday 21 April are advised to arrive early to travel to and from the airport.