Alitalia wildcat grounds 114 flights

A wildcat strike by Alitalia workers Thursday forced the Italian flagship airline to cancel 114 flights.

Troubled airline Alitalia sold

Italian national airline Alitalia, after a long period of agony, will survive at the expense of its workers and taxpayers.

Alitalia workers wildcat

A wildcat strike by Alitalia employees on Tuesday forced the cancellation of at least 20 flights at Rome's Fiumicino airport and further disruptions at airports in Milan, Naples and Venice.

Alitalia workers clash with police over job cuts

Alitalia workers wait in front of Alitalia headquarters in Rome, 18 Mar 2008

Italian riot police and several hundred Alitalia Airline maintenance employees have clashed in Rome as workers protested job losses threatened by the Airline's pending sale to Air France-KLM.

Transport strikes across Italy

Italy's biggest transport strike in 25 years forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights, idled trains, anchored ships, and stalled buses across the country on Friday.

Italy: A week of strikes and wildcats at airports

Grounded - hundreds of Alitalia flights

A nationwide strike of air traffic controllers today follows six days of wildcat strike action by Alitalia flight attendants.

Unions end week of Alitalia wildcat strikes

Workers for airline Alitalia at Rome's main airport have agreed to call off a week of unofficial industrial action following a request from unions.

Berlusconi could send in military against Alitalia wildcat strikers

Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi hinted yesterday at sending in the military to break up wildcat strikes which have paralysed Alitalia, the Italian national airline.

Union leaders suspend Alitalia strikes

Following wildcat strikes over the weekend which downed flights, Alitalia SpA union leaders said they would "suspend'' a 24-hour strike planned for Jan 23 after the government offered to discuss complaints about longer shifts, decreasing job security and the sale of a unit.

Wildcat walkouts over restructuring ground flights in Italy

Alitalia cancelled 44 flights today due to continued labour unrest, the second day in a row Italy's struggling national carrier has had to scrap flights because of wildcat walkouts.