Hundreds of flights canceled in Italy due to airline strike

More than 400 domestic and international flights were canceled on Sunday, July 17, at airports across Italy due to a strike by employees of some low-cost airlines, as well as air traffic controllers. This is reported by the newspaper Corriere della Sera .

Several Italian unions were called to strike. They reported that the work was stopped by employees of the national civil aviation authority ENAV, as well as Ryanair, EasyJet and Volotea. The protesters are demanding higher wages and better working conditions.

The current strike was the third, the previous ones were held on June 8 and 25.

Strikes by employees of airports and airlines are also taking place in other European countries. On June 20, Brussels Airport canceled all scheduled passenger flights due to strikes and protests organized by Belgian trade unions. Airport employees complained about low wages and high workload.

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