Venice Marco Polo Airport Strike
Venice airport strike, 
Strike by Venice airport workers
Alitalia strikes 2018
In 2016 Average baggage wait time for luggage is 20 - 40mins. ​
Couple of strike prone airlines go here see Alitalia strikes and Lufthansa strikes.

Venice Airport
​Heads up
(Just a thought if you are traveling on Wednesday 8/8/18 be prepared for strike action, nothing announced yet)

3 July, 2018 Italian air traffic control industrial action that was planned for 5 July, 2018 has been, in Italian tradition deferred to Saturday, 21 July, 2018. Perhaps you need to know today announcements expected from Spanish air traffic control and Irish Ryanair pilot ballot results due in. For this Easy Travel Report

Flights this week from and to Venice airport will be delayed by air traffic control strikes.
Friday 8 June, 2018 Italian aviation strikes from 1pm - 5pm local time  and on Saturday and Sunday French air traffic control based in Marseille Airport for both this strike action see Easy Travel Report
Barcelona strike is still on 20 June, 2018

​20 May, 2018 We've got some more possible flight delays for you that might effect your flight to and from Marco Polo

Barcelona El Prat air traffic controllers threaten strike action intermittently summer 2018.

Greek general strike 30 May, 2018 read Easy Travel Report

French air traffic control strike is on for this Monday 21 May, starting 11pm and going on till Wednesday early am
Flights to and from Venice airport will be up the creek due to a general strike in Italy on 8 May, 2018. Italian air traffic control is joining in between the hours of 10am and 6pm, local time. Call your airline
See Easy Travel Report for who else is on strike

Venice Baggage Handler Strike
18 April, 2018 Again, Aviapartner baggage handling company  union workers will go on strike Tuesday, 8th of May. Again it's a "Communication Strike" Stay in contact with your airline.

18 April, 2018 Air France are still striking as well as French trains Easy Travel Report

French air traffic control strike is planned, 22 March, 2018. Chances are your flight to and from Venice Airport will be hit with delays, brought forward or even cancelled. Contact your airline. 
Following day Air France pilots and ground crews will strike. Air France subsidiary HOP will strike the Thursday and Friday 22, 23 March, 2018 for updates

Old issues from 2018 that may not be over.​
Get ready, keep in close contact with your airline. An Italian general strike is planned for Thursday 8 March, 2018. Strike will effect aviation sector and public 
transportation. (Make sure water taxi's are working)
Alitalia crews will be striking as well as Italian air traffic control between the hours of 1pm - 5pm. Knock on effect.. Follow along with us Easy Travel Report for any updates

Next day you will likely hit problems in and out of Marco Polo is 2 February, 2018. Several niggling unions in the aviation sector striking see

17 January, 2018 Yes, you are right to check here. Your flight to and from 
Venice Marco Polo Airport will be delayed Thursday, Friday due to aviation workers industrial action. Easyjet likely to be hit hard as with Volotea.  Call your airline see

Last year 2017 aviation strikes
Italian nationwide taxi strike is planned for 14 December, 2017 Give yourself plenty of time to get to Marco Polo airport.

Italian air traffic control strike is planned for 15 December 2017 between 1pm and 5pm and this time other aviation workers are joining in. Ryanair, Vueling, Rome airport you name it. Follow along with us
Easy Travel Report for updates.

Air traffic control strike planned for July 5, 2017 from 1pm to 5pm. Just enough time to cause mayhem. With any luck this will be cancelled like the two previous.

Baggage strike planned for July 5, 2017 has been cancelled 1-5pm

Italian Public Transport Strike
Update 16th June 2017 Strike took a toll on Venice Airport today.
Arrivals:-11 cancelled 35 delayed
Departures:- cancelled 9 delayed 63

Wednesday 14 June 2017 tomorrow Thursday the 15th June to Friday 9pm, will see a nationwide rail strike.

The following day a nationwide public transport strike will be in effect. By law a certain percentage of public transport must run.

What is troubling is that aviation workers are joining in the strike action. Venice airport could well be hit, baggage handlers. Stay in close contact with your airline. 

May 26, 2017 Air traffic control strike planned for this Sunday has been cancelled and rescheduled to July 5, 2017 1pm -5pm (follow) Airport worker strikes are cancelled. Alitalia strike is still on. Taxi strike planned for following day also cancelled. 
Someone woke up and realized strike coincide with G7 leaders leaving Italy. Lucky you!

25 May 2017 You should know strikes are planned this coming week starting Sunday 28 May 2017. Italian air traffic control, airport workers, Alitalia crews. Following day taxi driver strike and truck strike
follow along Easy Travel Report
May 10,2017 Several aviation unions across Italy will be on strike, follow along Easy Travel Report

Update:-Wednesday April 19, 2017 Great news. All aviation across Italy for the 21st of April have been cancelled.

Update:-Tuesday 18 April, 2017 We have some good news for you. Italian air traffic control strike has been deferred. Except for the Padua air traffic controllers who will still strike, may or may not effect your flight.
On the other hand, Venice airport strike by baggage handlers is still on. Call your airline.
Bearing up to be another black day for aviation travel in Italy is Friday, April 21st
Airport workers threaten strike action nationwide between 10am and 6pm.

Venice Marco Polo Airport Strike
Friday April 21, 2017 Venice Airport - Marco Polo Airport baggage handling strike between 10am - 6pm. These workers may or may not do baggage handling for your air carrier, call your airline.

Update:-11 April, 2017 
Heads up
13 April 2017 Alitalia runs out of money.

You should know an Italian air traffic control strike is to take place Friday, April 21, 2017 from 10 am to 6 pm. This will involve flights the day before and after. Call your airline.
Alitalia workers will strike from 10am - 6pm.
For this and other aviation strikes that day see Easy Travel Report

     Alitalia Strike
All in all difficult day to get around Italy, fingers crossed you can get by. Monday April 3, expect more information perhaps..
​Check our front page

Several Alitalia unions confirm strike action for Wednesday the 5th of April.

Strike will effect domestic and international Alitalia flights, 24 hour strike starts Wednesday, 4th April midnight.

Some Alitalia flights on Thursday are guaranteed to go between 7am - 10am and 6pm - 9pm.

Expect your flight to be brought forward, delayed or worse cancelled. Several thousand Alitalia workers to be let go. 

Pilots and air crews will strike for 4 hours noon - 4pm this includes subsidiary Cityliner.

Passengers its highly advisable that you contact Alitalia if you are traveling on the evening of the 4th or morning of the the 6th, Friday. Alitalia wants to accommodate you.
Call in Italy 800.65.00.55
Out of the country 39.06.65649 or your travel agent.
​(More meetings to take place later in the month that may effect your return trip, we will update. Alitalia runs out of money April 13th)

Other aviation workers threaten 24 hour strike action on the 5th, Thursday 
from 00.01-23:59 nationwide - Vague. Florence and Pisa airports might have disruptions.

Rome Ciampino airport and Fiumicino airport workers will strike between noon and 4pm.

Air Italy - Meridiana 24 hour strike action Call them

Blue Panorama a charter airline 2-6pm based in Rome and Milan.

Workers who operate Linate and Malpensa airport's will strike for 24 hours, includes ramp workers and some baggage handling. Call your airline.

Are you flying into Milan? Public transportation strike on the 5th. Strike will effect Milan metro, buses and trams, morning mainly, check your travel plans.

Friday 7th April, 2017 
Check travel plans if taking local transport in Naples, Vesuvius, Brescia.

Sunday 9 April 2017 Trenitalia rail workers will strike
in the Piedmont - Turin, Cuneo region and Valle D-Aosta 9am to 4pm.
Easter Sunday April 16, 2017 Unusual not to have some sort of strike action planned

Do check our front page just incase more cancellations

Will effect flights worldwide
​​Heads up! Alitalia strike is planned for Wednesday April 5, 2017. 00:01 - 23:59. Expect your flight to be brought forward, delayed or worse cancelled. Several thousand Alitalia workers to be let go. Follow along Alitalia strike

Air Traffic Control
Monday, 20 March 2017 Italian air traffic control strike 1pm - 5pm is still on. Your flight could be brought forward, delayed or worse cancelled. Call your airline.
Alitalia has notice up

PS Helsinki aviation strikes

Venice Airport baggage handlers - Aviapartner will strike 2pm - 6pm on 23 February, 2017 for this more aviation strikes on that day follow along with us You should also know a taxi strike is going on. X national airline Alitalia is on strike

​​Update:-21 February Berlin Airport baggage issue is still not resolved. Consider your self lucky if you get by.

7 February 2017 Are you flying to Berlin tomorrow? 2,000 ground workers on strike, call your airline. We will update this is considered a "warning strike" Also new BA strike dates.

Still time for these to change last minute.
Friday, 20 January, 2017 Alitalia workers will strike for 24 hours
Same day
Milan’s Malpensa and Linate Airport workers will strike from 2pm - 6 pm.

Tuesday February 7, 2017 Mish mash of workers, Airline Volotea workers (Volotea airline is Spanish, based in France) non executive workers for air traffic control ENAV and some workers for Ryanair. Hours for strike 1pm - 5pm.

Thursday February 23, Alitalia pilots and flight attendants and workers for subsidiary Alitalia Cityliner 24 hour strike action 00:01 - 23:59 

7 November 2016 Air Italy flight personnel will strike from 00.01 - 23:59 hours this includes pilots and flight attendants. Venice Airport ground workers 10am - 6pm

Thursday October 6, 2016 Heads up, several strikes planned in Italy this month

20 July 2016 You should know the baggage handlers strike at Marco airport this weekend has been cancelled. You still have to deal with Italian air traffic control strike however
Venice Airport Strike
5 July 2016 Will see baggage handlers at Venice Marco Polo airport strike for 24 hours 00:01 - 24:00. As of July 2 this strike is still on.
Perhaps you also need to know about the Alitalia strike
13 April 2016 Flights delayed today due to weather around Europe. Plus Belgian air traffic control strike which started yesterday is coming to an end.

Heads up, Italian general strike planned for this Friday, 18 March 2016. Bad day for transportation across Italy. Just about every form of transport will be on strike, airports, trains and ferries. 
Update:-18 March 2016 Some delays in arrivals and departures this afternoon EasyJet, Tunisair. Train strike ends 9pm

24 January 2016 Carnival kicked off
Are you up to date with the strikes this week?

11 January 2016 Our first strike for 2016 involving baggage handlers at Venice Airport. Strike will involve baggage handlers on Friday, 22 January, 2016. Call your airline, EasyJet, Alitalia.. No strike time from when and ending is given. Might not effect your flight? for other strikes including rail 

Strikes from last year 2015
Aviation strikes planned for 
November 24, 2015. Marco Polo baggage handlers will strike for 24 hours along with Italian air traffic control from 1pm - 5pm. Call your airline.
(Last baggage handler strike notice for November 9, has been cancelled)
​Italian air traffic control strike
Follow along

Old aviation strikes effecting Venice Marco Polo airport in 2015.

Heads up! New noise law for May 2015 wheels on suitcases illegal, carry them or pay 500 euro fine ($600). 
Those huge cruise ships will be allowed back into Venice 2016.

Wednesday 12 August 2015 Aviapartner airport workers will strike from 10 am to 2 pm on September 6, 2015. Does this mean baggage handlers? Ramp workers??
Do check our front page for other strikes happening on the 6th

Old strikes for 2015
Trenitalia Rail Strike
Venice trains will be affected Trenitalia
Book a strike proof train.

Ryanair moving in end of October 2015

Alitalia subsidiary Cityliner Strike.
Nationwide Cityliner flight crews will strike Friday, July 24, 2015 for 24 hours 00.01 - 24:00 excluding Cityliner flights to and from Bologna and Venice

You should also know:-
Spanish air traffic control strike dates for July
UK EasyJet are being balloted for strike action

Old Venice airport disruptions for 2015
Friday 10 July 2015 Heads up another day of aviation strikes are planned for Tuesday 14 July 2015 including air traffic control - again see
​Venice airport workers 10am - 2pm and baggage handlers Aviapartner from 10am - 2pm

​​​​  Travel to Marco Polo Airport 
Italian air traffic control strike is planned for:- Call your airline your flight will be delayed, cancelled or even brought forward.
Tuesday 17, February, 2015 1- 5pm 
20 March, 2015 from 10 am - 6 pm.
Alitalia Strike 2015
​Alitalia air crews, pilots and flight attendants will strike, nationwide, 00:01 - 23:59, 24 hours on Tuesday, 27 January, 2015.
Alitalia domestic and shorthauls will be delayed cancelled or brought forward. More information available closer to date. Follow along with us at Alitalia strike page

Also Italian air traffic control
Italian air traffic control strike is planned between the hours of 1 - 5 pm, four hours on Friday, 16 January 2015, local time.
Tuesday, 17 February 2015 1 - 5 pm.
​Venice Airport Strike
Friday, 9 January, 2015 You might find luggage delayed due to airport workers refusing to do overtime. 
General strikes December Italy and Belgium Easy Travel Report
Old industrial actions
12 November 2014 You are likely to have flight delays on November 14, 2014 due to several aviation unions striking for the day. Italian air traffic controllers are not striking. Follow along with us Easy Travel Report

Italian Transportation Strike
Travel to Marco Polo Airport delays
23 October, 2014 Italian General Strike
Black Friday, 24 October 2014 - 24 hours
Turin and Perugia not taking part.
Italian air traffic control have not given official notice of any strike action (yet see Eurocontrol
Italian official government strike page states air strike from 00.00 - 23:59.
EasyJet has notice up and were on top of thing early.

Bus, tram, metro and railways across Italy to have intermittent strikes throughout the day.
Problems for transportation will occur between the hours of 8:30 am and 5 pm and again
8pm till midnight.
Be prepared for the worst case scenario. Blocked roads to your airport, no trains to and from your airport, shortage of taxi's, extra traffic on the roads and Traffic jams.
Rome's Roma Termini to Fiumicino Airport - Leonardo Express will be running as normal BUT Escalators and elevators will not. Tough for elderly.
Large demonstrations, thousands expected in Rome city center.
Trenitalia and Trenord some trains are guaranteed to leave. 


​​​​19 October 2014 We have some air strikes you might want to know about that may effect your travel plans from and to Marco Polo Airport.

EasyJet Strike Lufthansa pilot strike, and Tap Airlines
Italian air strikes and general strikes in Belgium and Morocco see ETR
German Railway strike issues still not resolved

Old industrial actions for 2014
10 September 2014 Italian air traffic controllers (ENAV) strike planned for 27 September 2014 10 am to 6 pm local time. Follow along with us Italian air traffic control strike

Air France strike is still in full swing and has been extended---

Old industrial actions for 2014
5 September 2014 New Italian air traffic control strike planned for tomorrow. Chances are your flight will be brought forward, delayed or cancelled. Strike will only last from 12:30 - 4:30pm but cause mayhem. Call your airline.
Air Traffic Control Strike
Italian air traffic control will strike Friday May 16, 2014. Italian air space will be closed for one hour 2-3pm local time. Call your airline for details.

Old industrial actions
September several strikes in Italy this month, Alitalia, air traffic controllers, airports even a general strike is planned for October 10, 2013.
Alitalia Strikes
Cityliner Strikes
General Strike
Italian air traffic control
Home Easy Travel Report page has the lot

Last years industrial actions
7 September 2012 Venice airport workers strike for tomorrow has been cancelled.

6 September 2012 Tourists in trouble.  Lufthansa airline flights from Venice Marco Polo airport have been effected by Lufthansa flight attendants strike this week.  
Tomorrow another strike starts from 10PM till 10PM Friday.                   

Who else is on strike today?
What's your airline up to?
Shaky Airline Status
Airport strikes
Travel Industrial Action strike this week 2017 

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