Italy: Update – General strike to affect air, road, rail travel across country on 8 June


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Italy: Update – General strike to affect air, road, rail travel across country

Italy: Update – General strike to affect air, road, rail travel across country on 8 June

Today.it reported that a general strike scheduled for Italy on Friday, 8 June, is expected to significantly affect air, rail and road travel across country.

The flight attendants at Air Italy as well as pilots and flight attendants at Blue Panorama will walk out from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m., local times. According to Eurocontrol, air traffic controllers will also join the general strike from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., local times.

Staff at the rail companies FSI, Trenitalia, NTV and Trenord will walk off their jobs for eight hours, from 10 p.m. on Thursday, 7 June, until 6 a.m. on Friday, 8 June.

Public service is also expected to be affected in several cities. Travelers are advised to check their itineraries well in advance before travel.

Source: Aero24