Alitalia is a SkyTrax 3-star airline which flies to more than 80 destinations in Europe and around the world.
Alitalia offers 2 easy options for check-in:
Airport Counter Check-in: Check-in for your flight in the most conventional manner by stopping by the Alitalia counter at the airport.
Electronic Kiosk Check-in: For those who want to bypass the lines at the counter on busy travel days, Alitalia offers check-in services for passengers via electronic kiosks. Typically, these kiosks contain Alitalia signage on them and are located near the Alitalia counter. This service is not available at all airports. Please see Alitalia’s Fast Check-in page.
Checked Luggage Restrictions for Alitalia
For those traveling Economy Class you will be allowed 1-2 items of checked baggage, not exceeding 23 kg per piece and with dimensions (L + W + H) not totaling more than 158 cm. Economy Class baggage allowance varies based on your destination. For a full breakdown of checked baggage allowance based on destination, and potential fees associated with baggage, please visit Alitalia’s Baggage Allowance Page.
For those traveling Business/Magnifica Class you will be allowed 1-2 items of checked baggage, not exceeding 30 kg per piece and with dimensions (L + W + H) not totaling more than 158 cm. Business/Magnifica Class baggage allowance varies based on your destination. For a full breakdown of checked baggage allowance based on destination, and potential fees associated with baggage, please visit Alitalia’s Baggage Allowance Page.
If you are traveling with an infant, you are entitled to an additional 10 kg of checked in luggage for short-haul flights, and an extra 23 kg for long-haul flights.
Carry-On Baggage Restrictions for Alitalia
You are allowed to carry 1 piece of baggage with you on the flight at no extra charge. The maximum weight for carry-on baggage must not exceed 5 kg, with a total dimension (L + W + H) of 115 cm.
Alitalia Special Luggage Requirements
Alitalia allows passengers to take some non-traditional traveling items with them to their destinations including guitars, skis and golf clubs. For more information on traveling with these special items, visit Alitalia’s Baggage Allowance Page.
Alitalia offers 2 options for seating on their flights:
Economy class seating on Alitalia has a distance of 32 inches between seats. The seats and facilities vary between flights but may include individual screens and telephones.
Business Class (medium-haul)
Business class seating on Alitalia has a distance of 36-60 inches between seats, depending on the flight. The seats and facilities vary between flights, see Alitalia’s Business Class Comfort and Entertainment page.
Magnifica Class (long-haul)
Magnifica is the long-haul equivalent of Business class. Magnifica seating on Alitalia has a distance of 55-60 inches between seats, depending on the flight. The seats and facilities vary between flights, see Alitalia’s Magnifica Comfort and Entertainment page.
Don’t forget Pickles!
Flying with your pets can be a safe and fun experience if airline rules and regulations are followed. Live pets can only be transported to countries where the regulations of the country permit, and subject to the terms and conditions specified by that country. Pets can often travel on flights with you in the cabin, in the hold as checked baggage, or in the hold, as cargo. See Alitalia’s Traveling with Pets.
Dependant on the flight, and type of aircraft, Alitalia offers a wide variety of food, beverage and entertainment options.
Business class (medium-haul) offers a range of movies, television programs and music, thanks to the ceiling mounted LCD screens. Depending on the flight, a hot meal or light snack will be served, accompanied by a selection of drinks. Hot and soft drinks are also served during the flight.
Magnifica (long-haul) offers a range of movies, television programs and music on individual screens. A choice of a full menu or a lighter ‘Executive meal’ is available, accompanied by a wide choice of drinks. Soft drinks and espresso coffee are also offered, and on the B777 an ‘open bar’ is available for snacks and drinks throughout the flight.
Alitalia operates a fleet consisting mainly of Airbus airplanes. Their fleet consists of Airbus A319, A320, A321, A330, A350, Boeing 737, 767, 767, Bombardier CRJ900, Embraer ERJ170 and McDonnell Douglas MD82 planes.
Alitalia lounges are fully operational in 12 cities including Rome, Chicago and London.
Alitalia lounge access is available to Business class passengers, SkyTeam Elite Plus members, Welcome Air One Plus members, and Freccia Alata/Freccia Alata Plus members. For more information on lounge access and availability please see Alitalia’s VIP Lounges page.