Italian aviation workers have gone on strike infliction more misery and chaos for British passengers as dozens of flights between the UK and Italy were cancelled on Wednesday.
Easyjet cut 20 flights from Gatwick which were due to depart for Bologna, Milan, Naples, Rome and Venice on Wednesday.
The airline told passengers, “Although this is outside of our control, we would like to reassure customers that we are doing all possible to minimise any disruption that may occur as a result of the strike action.”
Ryanair was also forced to cancel flights between the UK and Italy as well as British Airways.
A Ryanair spokesman said, “Due to air traffic control (ATC) strikes at Milan Bergamo, Milan Malpensa, Turin, Verona, Genoa, Cuneo and Parma airports, we have regrettably been forced to cancel a number of flights on Wednesday.
“These ATC strikes are completely beyond our control and we sincerely apologise for any inconvenience they will inevitably cause.”