Rare snow storm disrupts flights, shuts down schools in Rome

February 26, 2018 8:23 pm

Rome: A rare snow storm in Rome on Monday disrupted transport, shut down schools and prompted the authorities to call in the army to help clear the streets. Only one runway was operating at Rome’s main airport, Fiumicino. The Italian capital’s second airport, Ciampino, was closed overnight and workers were clearing...

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Strikes disrupt air travel in Italy

February 11, 2018 5:58 am

Pilots, cabin and ground crews from a number of Italian budget airlines walked out of their jobs on Saturday. They’ve been demanding a choice for workers to decide freely about their representatives without facing any pressure under EU regulations Max Civili Press TV, Rome

Few adhere to 4-hour transport strike in Italy

October 28, 2017 1:04 pm

MILAN — A four-hour nationwide transport strike prompted commuters in much of Italy to alter their travel schedules, but caused little disruption. In Milan, most subway and surface transportation continued as usual during the Friday morning strike, and only a handful of flights were affected at the city’s two airports....

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Magnitude 6.1 earthquake rocks central Italy, tremors felt in Rome

August 24, 2016 3:52 am

BREAKING NEWS –  A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck central Italy early Wednesday, with reports of damaged buildings and blackouts near the epicenter Rieti and residents fleeing their homes and running into the streets. The quake struck just after 3:30 a.m. and was felt across a broad section of central Italy,...

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Italian PM Renzi visits Apulia train crash site

July 14, 2016 1:36 am

Italy’s Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi, has visited the site where at least 25 people died in a head-on collision between two passenger trains. Many more people are injured and some are in a critical condition. Local authorities have appealed for people to give blood. Mr Renzi has ordered an official...

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Italian ATC to strike again July 23

June 18, 2016 6:28 am

Italian air traffic controllers (ATC) will strike again Saturday, July 23, which could result in numerous flight cancellations during one of the busiest summer holiday travel days, European lobby group Airlines for Europe (A4E) said in a June 17 statement. Source: Italian ATC to strike again July 23; calls on...

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Transport strikes in Italy

June 3, 2016 10:23 am

Airport personnel Friday, June 17, 2016 Some airport personnel will be on strike for 24 hours, starting 00:01 on June 17th. Please check with your ticket office whether this will affect your flight. Airport personnel Saturday, July 23, 2016 Some ENAV airport personnel will be on strike for 8 hours,...

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