Safety procedures activated: willing landings on alternative routes for a system slowdown.
Today, Friday 15 May, around 13.30 local time there was a slowdown of the control systems of the radar control center in Ciampino Airport, near Rome. The failure – due to technical reasons – it lasted for ten minutes and would have covered the area control center in Rome (one of four in Italy) that manages the airspace of the Tyrrhenian, and also Sardinia. “Some flights arriving at Fiumicino and Ciampino airports are being made to land on other airports. The security requirements are immediately put into operation “made it known ENAC announces that its elimination. “The departing traffic, in both airports, has been slowed. The system is now back operating and air traffic is gradually returning to normal ‘