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October 19, 2015

Past Transportation Strikes

January 10, 2015
Veneto region on-board train staff, 9.01 a.m. to 4.59 p.m.

January 16, 2015
ENAV air traffic controllers, 1 to 5 p.m.

February 2, 2015
Alitalia personnel, main unions 24 hours; another union 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

February 8, 2015
Rail personnel, potentially Trenitalia and Italo, 24 hours starting at 9 p.m. the 7th. High-speed trains have been promised to run.

February 17, 2015
ENAV air traffic controllers, 1 to 5 p.m.

March 15, 2015
Rail personnel, 24 hours starting at 9 p.m. the 14th. High-speed trains generally run normally.

March 20, 2015
ENAV air traffic controllers, 1 to 5 p.m.
Alitalia staff, 24 hours.
Airport strike widely observed.

March 30, 2015
Local public transportation, 4 hours with exact times determined locally.

April 21, 2015 (changed from March 4)
Foreign airline staff, and airport handlers, 1 to 5 p.m. Main unions.

May 3, 2015
NTV (Italo) train strike, 24 hours. Strikes haven't common for them; impact unknown.

May 7, 2015
Alitalia flying staff, 24 hours.

May 15, 2015
Local public transport, 24 hours, with rush hour exceptions determined locally.

May 25, 2015
Alitalia flying staff, 24 hours.

June 3, 2015
NTV (Italo) trains, 9.01 a.m. to 5 p.m.

June 16, 2015
Train strikes (Trenitalia, Trenord, Italo), mostly 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

June 26, 2015
Italo Treno, 24 hours. Full impact not known.

July 14. 2015
ENAV air traffic controllers, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Separate strike in Milan, 1 to 5 p.m.

July 24, 2015
Alitalia pilots and flight attendants, 24 hours. ANPAC union.

July 26, 2015
NTV (Italo) train staff, 24 hours.

September 6, 2015
Milan airport staff, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

September 13, 2015
Train strike (Trenitalia and Italo) 24 hours starting at 9 p.m. the 12thfor Trenitalia, midnight for Italo. CAT union; impact uncertain.

September 22, 2015
ENAV air traffic controllers, Alitalia, Aeroporti di Roma, 1 to 5 p.m.
Air Italy pilots and flight attendants, 1.01 to 5 p.m.

September 25, 2015
Italo train strike, 24 hours.

October 8, 2015
Airport handlers, 1 to 5 p.m.

Strikes Scheduled (or Cancelled) for Future Dates

This information is adapted from http://www.mit.gov.it/mit/site.php?p=scioperi. In November 2014, that site was expanded to show local strikes. On this page, I'll focus on strikes of national importance, and I'll list local strikes in the higher-profile cities. Strikes that have been announced, then postponed or cancelled are also noted. Strikes from past dates are listed in the second entry, including cancelled strikes, which are crossed out, to give an idea of how often postponements and cancellations happen.

Often these strikes are only called by some of the several unions involved with a transportation agency, and operations do not shut down completely.

This page reflects my interpretation of the information given as of the date last updated, and I assume no responsibility for any variations on the scene on the date of travel.

For train strikes: Here is Trenitalia's general statement in English about how essential train services operate during a strike. This PDF lists long-haul trains that are promised to run during all strikes. Two days before a strike, the Trenitalia site generally posts a list, prominently from its home page www.trenitalia.com , of trains confirmed or cancelled for that date. They also list trains for the different regions of regional trains that will run, generally one or two trains in each direction in the main commuting times.

October 24, 2015
ENAV and Techno Sky air traffic controllers, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

October 25, 2015
Italo and Trenord trains, 24 hours starting at 9 p.m. the 24th.

November 24, 2015
Alitalia and Rome airport staff, 1 to 5 p.m.

December 9, 2015
Airport handlers, all airports, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

This page contains all entries posted to Italian Transportation Strikes in October 2015. They are listed from oldest to newest.

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