The whole of the country is now in lockdown as the destination battles to contain the coronavirus. The latest figures show 9,172 cases of the virus in the country to date, and 463 deaths.
Wizz Air flights from London Luton to Bari and Catania will be suspended until April 3rd at the earliest.The carrier said passengers with bookings affected by the change will be automatically informed and accommodated on an alternative route at the earliest possible date.
The Foreign & Commonwealth Officer earlier began to advise against all but essential travel to the whole of Italy. In response, ABTA wanted British nationals the situation in the country could change quickly.