Alitalia's workers are voting on a make-or-break deal over job and pay cuts. If they reject it, the loss-making Italian airline will run out of money.
Unions are protesting against a drastic savings plan that would slash 2,000 jobs and cut salaries by a third.
A strike by air traffic controllers across Italy is set to disrupt travel plans today.
Passengers flying out of major Italian airports and some European cities, face cancellations and delays.
Italy’s flag carrier, Alitalia may be forced to cut up to 2,000 jobs as it continues efforts to stem losses.
Thousands of people were suffering the consequences on Monday of a 24-hour strike of pilots and cabin crews at Italy’s flagship carrier Alitalia