Lonely Planet Writer

BA flights rerouted from Rome to Naples at very short notice

Passengers booked in on a British Airways flight from Rome’s Fiumicino airport were shocked to discover just a few hours before their scheduled departure that their flight had been rerouted and would instead be departing from Naples.

Re-routed British Airways flight leaves many stranded in Rome.
Re-routed British Airways flight leaves many stranded in Rome. Image by Mark Harkin / CC BY 2.0

The airline provided no transport between Rome and Naples, and did not offer to reimburse passengers for the cost involved. No advice on how to get to Naples was offered either, and when the flight departed from Naples it was only half full. Other BA flights have been similarly affected. Rome’s main international airport has been operating at around 60% of usual capacity since May, when part of one of the terminals was destroyed by a fire. Read more: thelocal.it