Alitalia is the national flag carrier of Italy. It was founded in Rome in 1949. Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport is used as a hub. Linate Airport in Milan is the second hub. Following a bankruptcy in 2008, a group of investors set up a “”Compagnia Aerea Italiana”” (CAI) consortium to buy Alitalia, which went bankrupt. At the end of 2014, Etihad Airways purchased a 49% stake.
The airline has seasonal flights to and from Greece, Cyprus and Spain, especially in the summer, and is carrying tourists.
Domestic flight destinations in Italy: Alghero, Ancona, Bari, Bologna, Brindisi, Cagliari, Catania, Comiso, Florence, Genoa, Lamezia Terme, Milan, Naples, Palermo, Pescara, Pisa, Reggio Calabria, Trapani, Trieste, Torino , Venice and Verona.
Major countries that are flying abroad; Algeria, Brazil, France, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom and United States of America.
The airline has a codeshare agreement with the following airlines.
|Aeroflot||China Southern Airlines||Luxair|
|Aerolineas Argentinas||Croatia Airlines||Middle East Airlines|
|Air Berlin||Czech Airlines||Montenegro Airlines|
|Air Corsica||Delta Air Lines||Niki|
|Air Europa||Etihad Airways||Royal Jordanian|
|Air France||Etihad Regional||Saudia|
|Air Malta||Flybe||SriLankan Airlines|
|Air Serbia||Gol Transportes Aereos||TAP Portugal|
|Air Seychelles||Hainan Airlines||TAROM|
|Azerbaijan Airlines||Jet Airways||Vietnam Airlines|
|Bulgaria Air||KLM||Virgin Australia|
|China Airlines||Korean Air|
|China Eastern Airlines||Kuwait Airways|
Alitalia offers its online check-in directly on the company’s website
Check-in start time
Starting from 30 hours before the flight and continues until 2 hours prior the scheduled flight.
Click the button below to check in online.
To check in at the airport, check the closing times of the check-in counter on the Alitalia website. If you are not at the airport in time, you will not be able to board the plane and you will lose all your rights on the purchased flight ticket.
At Alitalia you can take important items, which are necessary during the flight, into the hand luggage. The dimensions of the hand baggage must not exceed 55 cm x 35 cm x 25 cm. In addition, the total weight of hand luggage must not exceed 8 kg in all connections and all booking classes.
|Economy||1 x 23 kg*|
|Premium Economy||2 x 23 kg|
|Business||2 x 32 kg|
|Comfort (Rome-Milan)||2 x 23 kg|
*to/from Japan 2 x 23 kg. To Brazil 2 x 23 kg, from Brazil 2 x 32 kg. To Iran 1 x 23, from Iran 1 x 32 kg.
From Middle East (excl. Israel and Jordan) to Usa, Mexico, Canada and vv. 2 x 23kg.
Sporting equipments weighing 23 kg or less are considered normal baggage and are subject to baggage claim. Sporting equipment exceeding 23 kg is subject to excess baggage charges.
All musical instruments with dimensions not exceeding 115 cm and with a maximum weight of 8 kg can be carried in their cabin free of charge instead of hand luggage.
Instruments such as cello: 52x40x135 cm in size and weighing 55 kg should be carried in the cabin for an additional fee (Light Mouse can not benefit from this service). Reservations must be made to the airline at least 48 hours before departure.
For ski equipment, bicycles and golf equipment the size does not matter, as long as the luggage does not exceed the free baggage limit. Otherwise fees will be due. The same applies to other sports equipment and musical instruments. Baby carriages can be taken on board free of charge as a bed for infants.
To make a comfortable trip with Alitalia, you must choose the right seat. In general, if you want to travel in a good seat, you should choose your seat in advance and disregard some extra fees if necessary.
Because of the airlines who want to reduce the cost of flying more passengers, knee distance is very important especially on long haul flights. The front seats and emergency exit seats are the seats with the highest knee distance. It is generally sold for a fee.
The bonus program MilleMiglia Club of the Italian airline Alitalia has a comprehensive range of flexible award tickets. As a result, passengers have a wide selection of seat reservations, as well as a wide range of options for the travel organization. When you order a SuperFlex Award, which is available through the exchange of the collected miles, the traveler will be automatically upgraded. The MilleMiglia Club allows members who prefer to fly with Alitalia ten years, obtaining the exclusive Freccia Alata Plus “”Per Semper”” card. This offers a high flight comfort as well as high-quality upgrades by a free promotion into a higher passenger class.
Earn and redeem miles
The miles can be collected not only on flights with Alitalia but also on the airlines of the SkyTeam alliance, the Allianz Etihad Airways partners and other partner airlines such as Jet Airways, Malaysia Airlines and Qantas. There are four levels of leagues: Ulisse (from 20,000 annually), Freccia Alata Club (from 50,000 annually), Freccia Alata Club Plus (80,000 annually) and Freccia Alata Plus Per Semper (ten years in a row Freccia Alata Club status). From the Ulisse level, you can benefit from free luggage. In addition to the upgrades and improved service available through the frequent flyer program, the charity program from the MilleMiglia Club offers the opportunity to award the miles as a donation to non-profit associations.
Detailed information about airline’s paid and free catering services will be updated on this page soon.
Especially in long distances, Alitalia offers in-flight entertainment, so you can enjoy your flight without getting bored.
The airline offers you movies, music, TV shows and more entertainment options that will allow you to travel without getting bored.
Who wants to leave your best friend at home? On this page you will find the rules of traveling with your pet during your flight with Alitalia.
Please be sure to check with the airline before you travel, as the rules for transporting pets vary according to the airline.
The lounges are indispensable especially for business class passengers. What facilities does it offer? Here you will find detailed information about Alitalia lounges for a comfortable start to your trip.