Travellers face more chaos as thousands of Italian airline workers prepare to strike today.
Faced with a cabin crew walk-out, multiple budget airlines have cancelled Wednesday flights to and from Italy.
EasyJet has canned 20 Gatwick flights scheduled for today, including departures to Bologna, Milan, Naples, Rome and Venice.
Ryanair has cancelled 14 flights between London and Milan, and several flights between Italy and Stansted Airport.
In statements, both airlines promised to do “all they can” to minimise disruption, but insisted that strike action is “outside of (their) control.”
Unionised air traffic controllers at multiple Italian airports will also strike for 24 hours today, leading Italian carrier ITA Airways to cancel 81 flights.
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