Now a days we have to trust so many union workers - baggage handlers, air traffic controllers, pilots, flight crews, taxi drivers you name it. If contract talks are in negotiations you could take the heat, brunt of this. Italian strikes are notorious for being cancelled last minute!
We have some pages you should check before your trip.
Ryanair big player in Bari Airport.
March 18, 2015 Bad day for public transportation strike. Add to this French air traffic control strike www.easytravelreport.com
Bari and Brindisi Airports ground workers will strike November 24, from 11am - 3pm