Regarding the general strike announced for Friday October 18 from 10.00 until 18.00 hrs. by the members of the CGIL and SULTA union organisations, Alitalia regrets that it will be forced to cancel 275 flights, of which 157 are domestic flights, 114 international, and 4 intercontinental. A further 109 flights will undergo changes to scheduling.
As a result, 35,000 passengers will be unable to fly.
Alitalia apologises to its customers for any inconvenience they might have to face, and invites its clientele to contact the Freephone number 800 650055 for the latest information on flights.