Fire has once again disrupted operations at Rome Fiumicino Airport, triggering a backlash from Alitalia, which is demanding at least €80 million ($87.6 million) in compensation for recent upheavals. Fiumicino has had a tough few months. It suffered a major blaze in May, which seriously damaged Terminal 3, disrupting international operations, and on July 29 all flights were temporarily grounded due to smoke from a forest fire near the airport. Alitalia, which operates about 50% of ...

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