Italian national carrier Alitalia faces a strike by multiple trade unions and professional associations Feb. 23 that will force it to cancel 60% of flights that day. The walkout by unions representing some pilots, cabin crews and other staff will last for 24 hours, while other groups plan a more limited, four-hour walkout. The strike is being planned despite the airline being at a “critical” stage, according to its CEO, and in dire need of a more sustainable financial ...

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