Italian strikes add to air travel chaos as Ryanair, Easyjet and British Airways ground flights
The Independent says Airline passengers face further widespread disruption on Wednesday with industrial action in Italy adding to the expected dozens of cancellations.
British Airways has grounded 122 short-haul domestic and European links from its main base at London Heathrow. Many were cancelled with several weeks’ notice, but passengers to a number of Italian airports, including Milan Linate, were given less warning.
BA has also grounded one round trip to Milan Malpensa from both Gatwick and London City airports.
At London Gatwick, easyJet continues to cancel numerous flights at short notice. Wednesday’s cancellations began with links to the key Spanish airports of Alicante and Malaga.
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