Always keep an eye on this page when traveling to Italy. Taking an Italian train? Always book what's called a guaranteed train ie:- strike proof. Book it well in advance.
Catania Airport Sicily
20 October 2016 Are you flying into Catania Airport tomorrow, Friday 21 October?
Sac Service who run services at Catania Airport will strike from 11am - 3pm local time. Baggage handlers, ramp workers.
Flightware:- for cancellations
Moving on to Friday 21 October 2016
Italian General Strike
Update:-Thursday 20 October Italian general strike is on.
Private and public sectors. Demonstrations planned in major cities. Public transportation will vary from city to city nationwide.
Regarding flights:-Techno Sky workers are striking, in charge:- per website:-is responsible for the management, servicing and maintenance of equipment and systems used for the national air traffic control, (departure and arrivals boards) ensuring full availability and full operational efficiency without interruption.
Not sure what effect this strike will have.
NOP nothing yet, we have contacted them.
9 October 2016 Italian union calls for general strike:-
Friday 21 October, 2016 00:01 - 23:59.
Your flight will be delayed, cancelled or brought forward. Alitalia will take brunt of strike action. If you can change your flight now before the world does.
Union USB (this union- USB, we are not sure how powerful this union is, first time we've seen them)
Strike will involve air, rail (9am - 5pm) and public transportation.
Trenitalia Calabria region ie:- 9am - 5pm
Trenitalia Campania region 9am - 5pm
Ferries check yours, call them.
7 November 2016 Air Italy flight personnel will strike from 00.01 - 23:59 hours this includes pilots and flight attendants.
Italylogue is a very helpfull site regarding Italian Rail
Italian Air Traffic control
February 2, 2016 New smoking rules for Italy. Smoking in a car with children or pregnant women 500 euros $546 fine. Drop a cigarette butt outside and it will cost you 300 euros.
Jubilee Year of Mercy
Celebrations start December 8, 2015 ends November 20, 2016. Over the year Rome expects 33 million pilgrims.
Jersey Airport Strike
Update:-Jersey baggage handlers threaten more strike action, no date set. Stay in touch with your airline. You know you will get caught out!
24 hr baggage strike by Swissport baggage handlers
Involves Union Unite workers.
Airlines effected by baggage handler strike easyJet, Flybe and Blue Islands
London - Gatwick, Guernsey, Southampton
Popular airlines, British Airways, Blue Islands, Flybe,
When:- Saturday 24 September, 2016.
Update:-13 September, 2016 Vote’s have been counted and Swissport baggage handlers and ground staff vote for 24 hour strike action.
Jersey Evening Post also states union Unite don’t rule out more strike action in the future.
Swissport management to announce new wage offer.
22 August 2016 You should know Swissport baggage handlers at Jersey Airport are being balloted for strike action.
kenya airways - Based in Kenya Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Int. Airport
Air France owns 27% Kenya Airways, codeshares with:-Air France -CDG, KLM, Air Burkina, Korean Air.
Tourism slump 2016
Hundreds of passengers stranded at Moi International Mombasa. Five flights cancelled. Confusion also at Jomo Kenyatta Airport. Pilot's state strike is still on for Tuesday.
14 October 2016 Kenyan government steps in, strike threat to be withdrawn and any worker who does strike be prepared for the worst!
11 October, 2016 Kenya Airways pilot union has called for indefinite strike action next Tuesday October 18, 2016 starting 5am.
Kenya Airline Pilots Association (KALPA)