May 13 Tomorrow Linate airport and Malpensa airports to be hit by airport worker strike for 24 hours. Alitalia and Air One have been trying to contact you. Just in case, you should know Croatia airlines to strike tomorrow as with Turkish Airlines on Wednesday. Airline seats will be scarce. Confirm!
May 7 Alitalia unions cancel strike planned for May 14. Nice. Airport workers will still strike
Update:- March 20, 2013 This strike by Alitalia pilots has changed.
Strike is now for 4 hours only from noon till 4PM Friday, March 22, and involves flight attendants.
A 24 hour strike by Alitalia pilots planned for April, 18 has now been cancelled, pilots make deal with management.
March 11, 2013 Heads up Alitalia pilot strike March 22, Alitalia all but grounded.
Fiumicino Airport Alitalia strike today February 4 ostiatv
So last year
30 November We have picked up no delays or cancellations over Alitalia organization. Union should be shot for this aggravation.
28 November Comments on Twitter today by passenger. Some flights showing unaffected. Advised to call 24h before to confirm.
27 November 2012 Alitalia to strike for 24 hours. 00.01 - 23.59
Friday, 30 November 2012. Not sure if it will effect international flights. Alitalia website has noting up except help lines.
Abroad +39 06 65649
Domestic 89 20 10
You've given them your phone number right?
We will be up dating.
We have some updates for you for Alitalia in November.
Country is joining in the Pan-European strike, unions dream day. 14, November 2012 or 14N.
Airline strike 10 - 2PM, (we think Italian air traffic controllers are also joining in, in which case no flights will be grounded.Rail 2PM - 6PM and ports.
19 November Milan and Linate airport strike
29 November Another Italian general strike, looking for more information. Will effect ports, rail and air.
30 November (still time to change) Alitalia workers will strike for 24 hours. Best call them.
30 October 2012 Alitalia reports a profit for the first time this year. 2013 airline will have another 17 new destinations. Lost monopoly between Milan and Rome to EasyJet. Still won't help those persistent strikes by Milanese airport workers.
Alitalia Italian Airline
When - Friday 26 October 1-5 PM
Who - Pilots flight attendants and ground workers.
Likely to effect all flights from Italian airports.
Will likely not effect International flights. Although you will be flying into this mess. (possible national strike Friday 16 November 2012)
September 2012 Alitalia to layoff 700 employees.
21 June 2012 Public transportation strike going on tomorrow. Alitalia asking passengers to call hot line
1 February 2012 Here's some good news for a change. Alitalila planning to merge with Blue Panorama and Windjet. atwonline Friday 27 January 2012 Strike for today has been cancelled Avionews
Monday 13 January 2012 Italian airport and airline strike, 24 hours, call your airline or travel agent, your flight may be bought up, delayed or cancelled.
Sunday 26 January 2012 Italian 24 hour train strike, Trenitalia strike, to start at 9 PM. Are you on a strike proof train?
Monday 27 January All out general transportation strike for 24 hours.
Alitalia flight attendants strike, four hours, from 1:30-5:30 PM.
Trains:- Trenitalia strike to end 9 PM.
Buses, Metro, Trams:- will also strike, to be announced by territories.
Just give yourself extra time getting to airport, remember taxi's maybe hard to find. By law a certain percentage of public transportation has to run, so you won't be abandoned.
Monday 13 February Strike by Air France/KLM at Milan's Malpensa airport 4 hours only, but still annoying all the same. 10 AM to 2 PM.
Old stuff:-1 September, 2011 Alitalia pilots, flight attendants will strike along with the whole country Tuesday,
6 September for 8 hours 10 am to 6pm. This is a general strike so check with your airline, train, airport... Do check our Easy Travel Report front page for updates. You might want to book a hotel at your airport whether it's in Italy or not. Always cancel later in the day. Double check that advice!
Airports will be closed from 10am to 6pm, flights maybe backed up.
Friday, March 11, 2011 is a planned general strike in the public transport sector 24 hours.
23 February, 2011 Alitalia and Air One pilot strike, 24 hours.
10 Feb. 2011 Happy Valentine Day, Meridiana Fly, flight attendants, wait for it a 48 hour strike starting Sunday midnight, going on till midnight of the 15th Tuesday. Pilots will also strike for 24 hours. Also Alitalia pilots and cabin crew will strike for 24 hours
Good bye 2010
Friday, 17 December, Alitalia strike, Air One, Meridiana for this week is cancelled. Never fear they have only postponed it till
(Perhaps around Jan 6 the Epiphany public holdiay, just guessing folks. Perhaps Friday, 7 Jan, extra long holiday? Slap me, way toooo cynical)
Friday, November 5, 2010 Rome, Alitalia workers 12-4pm
Monday, November 15, Alitalia ground strike 10-6pm and Venice Marco Polo airport strike same day.
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 Pilots for Alitalia and Air One will strike for 24 hours.
Something good for a change, Alitalia to start a direct route, June, 2011 from London, Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro. Only airline in Europe to do direct route. Alitalia will now code share with Air Canada.
Alitalia 24 hour strike, Monday, 25, October by pilots and flight attendants
Monday, June, 7, Airport personnel and baggage handlers 10-6pm, this is the strike that was originaly scheduled for the 14, May and goes country wide. Alitalia, Air One.
3/30/2010 Alitalia pilots and flight attendants, 24 hours, Monday, 3, May, 2010.
3/27/10 Friday, April, 16, 2010 all Italian airports baggage handlers on strike for 24 hours. Workers have been working without a contract for two years. Make life easier for yourself, change flight now before everyone else. Unions who proclaimed strike are FILT, CGIL, FIT CISL, Uiltrasporti. Any information on this strike would be appreciated, please email us. email@example.com. Airline passengers need to know what to expect that day.
24 hours, Friday, April 23 all rail transportation, Trenitalia, workers and bus services, of local public transport companies.
Italy this weeks public transportation strikes.
March 22 Alitalia pilot and flight attendant strike. Was 24 hours now 12-4pm. Some baggage handlers will strike same time, all major Italian airports?
Tuesday 23 March railway staff of Trenitalia. From 21 on Tuesday 24 hours for regional trains in Piedmont, Liguria and Tuscany are subject to delays and cancellations.
Naples 23 March public transport and service Anm not be' guaranteed from 9 to 1pm, Sepsa are subject to delays and cancellations 8-2:30
Buses will stop for four hours, from 12.30 to 16.30 on Wednesday 24 March, a strike called by FILT-CGIL, FIT-CISL, UIL Transport, Fais-Cisal, UGL, SDL Tpl and RdB. Rome Metro strike from 8.30 to 5pm and from 8pm to end service.
Rome three strikes are planned which will involve the subway, the three railways to Ostia-Viterbo, Civita and Gardens, and some bus lines in the area south of the city: the coordination Machinists Metro Roma protest from 8.30 to 5pm and from 8pm to end service, at-risk urban rail and buses serving the area south of Rome, between 8.30 and 12.30.
24 hours, Friday, April 23 all rail transportation workers and bus services, of local public transport companies.
February, 16, 2010 Alitalia personnel 12-4pm
January, 23, 2010 Milan Malpensa and Milan Linate on strike for 8 hours 4-7am and 10-3pm. Just enough to interupt your travel plans.
January, 15, 2010 Alitalia personnel 12-4pm
General strike Italy, 24 hours, private and Government, public sector, 23, October, 09
Airone Cityliner 24 hours.
Alitalia has cancelled 6 flights, domestic only, between the hours of noon to 4pm. See front page
11, October, Alitalia personnel pilots, flight attendants and ground crews. UGL union, 12-4pm, call airline, Alitalia looking to put passengers on other flights and
Airone pilot strike, four hours 12-4pm
October 11, 2009 Trenitalia personnel will be on strike for 24 hours, from 9.00 pm of October 10th, to 9.00 pm of October 11th.
Wednesday, 30 September, 09 Pilots strikes by Meridiana, Alitalia and Eurofly. All 24 hour strikes.
Friday, 18 September, 09 Alitalia, 24 hours, SDL union. personale.
Saturday, 19, September, 09 San Gennaro (Naples, only, public holiday)
20 July, 2009 Big day for strikes in Italy. see list
20 July, Italy, Alitalia 24 hour strike.times?
Monday, 15 June, 2009 Alitalia 24 hours
12 February, 09 Alitalia workers blocked road to airport which forced passengers to get out of taxi's and tourist buses and walk carrying luggage the half mile to the airport! Police later removed blockade.
first 24 hour strike by flight attendants, Alitalia said it had not canceled any flights before the walkout.
Nov 08, Alitalia , Air Italia as it's sometimes called, currently has some 20,000 employees, while the new company will have 12,500 — taking into account the 3,500 working for Air One. From November 10th to 20th airline lost 20 million Euros, losing about 2 million Euros a day
new company will serve 23 domestic and 47 international destinations, of which 13 will be intercontinental.
The new Alitalia will operate 670 flights a day, compared with 1,050 previously.
The success of the relaunched Alitalia will depend heavily on a foreign partner, and the European giant Air France-KLM is expected to acquire a stake of up to 25 percent.
Alitalia pilots and flight assistants could be on strike 6 Dec,
December 12, strike, has been announced for all day by main unions while CGIL has fixed it for only four hours.
12/23/08 Wildcat strike by Air traffic controllers, baggage handlers and maintenance staff stopped work . 46 planes are up for sale if your interested.
12/1/08 The administrator overseeing the Italian airline's bankruptcy told state radio the 427 million-euro ($541 million) purchase, expected to close on Nov. 30, had been delayed for technical reasons.
The NEW Alitalia will launch December 1, not so fast.... 13 Jan 09
Cash payment of 275 million euros ($354 million) as part of its 1 billion-euro offer available till 11/30/08
11/25/08 Reductions in domestic and international flights, intercontinental flights no change. Alitalia said passengers holding tickets on the canceled flights will be re-booked on other flights.
18 Nov 08 Alitalia will cancel 100 flights a day for the rest of November.
15 Nov. Saturday. Still the same, cancelling flights. From Monday till today a total of 440 flights cancelled. Increase in employee sick leave. Government, Maurizio Sacconi, says " Blocking roads and airports and taking hostage innocent third parties should be criminal!" Fiumicino hundreds of bags unloaded from flights that had been grounded. Airport police continue to get complaints about/from passengers...
13 Nov. 08 Alitalia Airlines, Strike misery. Same old, same old at Alitalia website today. Fourth day of flight disruptions, delays, cancellations. Italian carrier Airone, no flights canceled, but inline with Alitalia.
12 Nov 08 Like Olympic Airlines, Altialia gone from state owned to private investors,CAI, consortium of Italian investors.The European Union's transport chief on Wednesday approved the proposed takeover of the bankrupt Italian airline Alitalia by a group of private investors. Alitalia will still owe $380 million to the Italian state, aid for last bail out. Will the new investors want to pay that back?
12 Nov. Italy, Alitalia Airlines strike another day, long lines, delays, cancelations, heated police called, same as yesterday.
11/11/08 Italy, (US?) Rome, Alitalia, 200ft lines at check in. Several flights scrapped. Nothing on website
Nov 10, Alitalia Airlines, sudden strike, cancel flights today. Workers protesting, blocked the entry way for flight staff at Rome's Fiumicino airport on Monday, canceling about 95 flights and delaying others.Flights were also canceled in Milan.
11/9/08 Italy, Unions for Alitalia pilots and flight attendants have called a strike for Nov. 25.first in a series of one-day strikes
11/4/08 Alitalia Unions playing up again. Four unions representing flight attendants and pilots dislike rescue plan, want to cancel previous agreement. Flight attendants union walked out of the meeting.
All nine unions representing Alitalia workers agreed to the outlines of the plan in late September. Alitalia is losing about three million euros (4.3 million dollars) a day and has debts totaling some 1.2 billion euros.
The new Alitalia Airlines will need the participation of an established foreign airline to remain viable, and Air France-KLM, Lufthansa and British Airways have indicated interest, either as stakeholders or, in BA's case, as a partner. afp.google.com
11/1/08 Rome, New Alitalia up and flying by Dec 1, operational by December 1 when its foreign partner will have been chosen, the administrator for the CAI group that is taking over the Italian flag carrier
Air France, Lufthansa and British Airways have been approached to take a minority stake. CAI would buy 64 of its aircraft and acquire the leasing contracts for another 29. Alitalia has a fleet of 173 planes.
10/27/08 Ryanair From March of 2009, the Irish budget carrier will launch 11 new routes from the Bologna airport, in a move that followed its announcement of major route expansion from Sardinia. .carrentals.co.uk 10/24/08 Ugly duckling no more, rescued Alitalia turns heads reuters.com 10/7/08 Alitalia is to seek bankruptcy protection as it tries to agree a deal to ensure its survival, its financial adviser says..haber27.com 9/29/08 Alitalia investor deal nears total union support reuters.com 9/28/08 Rescue deal for Alitalia takes shape iht.com 9/26/08 Representatives of Alitalia's flight attendants on Friday agreed to a rescue plan for the bankrupt airline as the government continued talks to bring all unions on board. etaiwannews.com 9/26/08 Lufthansa CEO in Italy for Alitalia talks enews20.com/ 9/26/08 Alitalia's long-awaited rescue plan was poised for takeoff on Friday as the government struggled to get diehard pilots and flight attendants on board.afp.google.com 9/24/08 Air France-KLM in talks to join Alitalia bidder-source forbes.com/ 9/24/08 ALITALIA: ANGELETTI NOT VERY OPTIMISTIC agi.it
Venezuelan airline Aserca is believed to be making an offer for distressed Italian national flag carrier Alitalia.
9/22/08 last-ditch attempt to sell Italy's loss-making national airline on Monday by public tender before calling in the liquidators after a failed rescue bid. reuters 9/20/08 THE bankrupt Italian airline Alitalia has one foot in the financial grave after a consortium of industrialists withdrew their offer to buy the carrier, spelling the end of a national symbol and dealing a blow to the reputation of Silvio Berlusconi..theaustralian.news.com.au 9/17/08 Alitalia unions given deadline to accept takeover proposals afp.google.com 917/08 UPDATE 1-Alitalia scraps 40 flights over strike, fuel OK reuters.com 9/16/08 Alitalia: Negotiations continue ansa.it 9/15/08 Alitalia scrambles for deal to avert collapse .rte.ie 8/15/08 Flight attendants at troubled Italian airline Alitalia said they would walk out on their jobs for exactly one minute on Sept. 6.postchronicle.com 9/15/08 Alitalia unions divided over draft deal to save airline france24.com
9/14/08 Alitalia's Larger Unions, Government Agree Partially on Bailout
partial agreement on a rescue plan for the insolvent airline that was immediately denounced by labor groups excluded from the talks. bloomberg.com 9/11/08 Alitalia unions, investors in talks on airline's future afp.google.com
Pilots leave negotiations but don't break them.
9/9/08 Italy airports mull credit strategy for Alitalia .reuters.com 9/9/08 Air France-KLM ready to invest in new Alitalia iht.com 9/8/08 Alitalia unions reject new contracts ft.com 8/29/08 Alitalia seeks bankruptcy protection, rescuers ready .guardian.co.uk 8/15/08 Flight attendants at troubled Italian airline Alitalia said they would walk out on their jobs for exactly one minute on Sept. 6. .postchronicle.com 8/6/08 Alitalia's fate hanging in the air. A company source said the airline is still waiting for the Italian government to decide whether or not it ought to file for bankruptcy -- as a long-awaited rescue plan by advisor Intesa Sanpaolo is expected to suggest as a first step. national post 7/31/08 question mark on the fate of Italy's flagship airline forbes Alitalia convenes board ahead of rescue plan. board has convened an extraordinary meeting for Wednesday as the troubled Italian airline awaits a new rescue plan being drawn up by its bank adviser, a company source said. UK.Reuters
07/16/2008 PRICED OUT BY OIL
Cheap Airlines Are Losing Altitude
5 July 08 The planes are run-down and the service is appalling, .
2 July 08 Toxic smell, hasmat suits, Crew diverted to Boston.
6/30/08 Alitalia on 'last chance' for survival
6/25/08 Reports: Alitalia adviser working on business plan to save ailing airline iht 6/11/08 EU to investigate Italian aid to Alitalia iht
10 June 08, Bookings are up
The sale would relieve the state of its 49.9 percent stake in an airline that loses more than 1 million euros ($1.5 million) a day.reuters.com 5/30/08 Alitalia"The situation is so serious and urgent that the usual privatization procedures which failed in the past have to be ruled out," Tremonti told a news conference. airwise
5/31/08 Alitalia Airlines Begins LAX-Rome Flights Sunday, June 1; Only Nonstop Service Between California and Italy
5/28/08 Alitalia posts 2007 losses of €495 million, calls for capital to keep flying
5/5/08 Lufthansa met with unicredit to discuss buying Alitalia. Conditions are 1. Clear idea of the companies finances. 2. Turnaround strategy. 3. Italian investors remove union problems.
4/24/08 The Italian government decided Tuesday to give Alitalia a 300 million euro (242 million pound) loan to keep it flying until a new buyer is found, after Air France-KLM (AIRF) pulled out. Alitalia looses a million euros a day and the loan is expected to stave off bankruptcy.
4/3/08 Alitalia, emergency board meeting, edges closer to bankruptcy.
Loosing one million a day, may not survive the summer.
4/2 Alitalia boss quits after Air France-KLM pull out bbc
3/31/08 Union representing Alitalia workers has walked out of talks with Air France-KLM putting the Franco-Dutch firm's takeover at risk.
3/16/08 Air France-KLM, Alitalia accepts offer. bbc 2/09/08 Pilots strike, cancels flights