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Air Malta has announced that “it was forced” to cancel flight KM624 from Malta to Linate and KM625 from Linate to Malta, scheduled on Friday 29th September due to the Italian national strike action.

“Air Malta regrets any inconvenience caused, which is completely beyond the airline’s control,” the airline stated. Italy will have three 24-hour national strikes, called by unions USB, CUB, UGL, FIT, CISL and FLAI, which all represent airline personnel, workers and ground handlers.

The national airline also notified its customers that the local timings for flights to Italy on Friday 29th September have been changed as followed:

Rome:

  • KM612 from Malta to Rome Fiumicino will now depart at 7:00
  • KM613 from Rome Fiumicino to Malta will now depart at 9:30
  • KM614 from Malta to Rome Fiumicino will now depart at 18:15
  • KM615 from Rome to Malta will now depart at 20:30

Naples:

  • KM674 from Malta to Naples will now depart at 16:50
  • KM675 from Naples to Malta will now depart at 18:55

Catania:

  • KM3642 from Malta to Catania will now depart at 23:25
  • KM6343 from Catania to Malta will now depart at 00:50 (local time on 30th September)

Palermo:

  • KM3662 from Malta to Palermo will now depart at 23.20hrs
  • KM3663 from Palermo to Malta will now depart at 00:55hrs (local time on 30th September)

Customers booked on these flights will be able to either rebook to travel on an alternative flight, by contacting Air Malta Customer Service Centre on 00356 21662211 or to receive a full ticket refund by emailing refundrequest@airmalta.com.

For any flights booked through a travel agent, customers are advised to contact their travel agent who can submit a refund request on their behalf.

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