I understood the reason they were doing that was that most of the luggage belonged to mainland Europe customers therefore would be better to get it all over there in one flight (and reduce the risk of it going missing again??) - sort it in Milan and then repatriate it by whatever carrier was the easiest.
johndrew Better a couple of hours on a bus than not getting there at all. Is it my imagination or are there more flights cancelled day by day. it started out at 35 today its 60. glitch takes on a whole new meaning.