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Alitalia

Airline tickets with Alitalia

Alitalia is the flag carrier and national airline of Italy, with its headquarters and hub in Fiumicino and Leonardo da Vinci -Fiumicino Airport, Rome. Alitalia is the biggest airline in Italy, and 19th in the world. Although Alitalia faced bankruptcy in 2013, the airline received a €500 million rescue package, €75 million of which came from the Italian state-owned postal operator. August 2014, saw an agreement between Alitalia and the Abu Dhabi-based UAE national airline Etihad Airways for a 49% stake in the Italian airline.

During the summer months, Alitalia flies to 103 destinations, 26 in Italy and the others around the world. A total of 186 routes and more than 4,700 flights flown per week, Alitalia continues to be an important airline.

Alitalia flight tickets

Before booking your flight, for information on baggage allowance, check-in conditions and eventual fees applied by the airline when changing or cancelling a booking, please consult our airline information page. Kindly recall that changes to flight tickets are only accepted by telephone.

Alitalia luggage allowance

Air Europa has four main fares. With each fare, Hand luggage and Checked in Luggage have their own set weight, dimensions and total number of luggage allowed.

Hand Luggage

Alitalia only offers one option for Hand Luggage. This offer is as follows:

  • Number of items: One
  • Maximum size: 55 cm x 35 cm x 25 cm (approx. sum = 45 inches)
  • Maximum weight: 8kg (approx. 17 lb)

Checked Luggage

Checked Luggage dimensions, weight and total of luggage allowed depend on the Fare chosen.

Economy Classic

  • Number of items: One
  • Maximum size: Width + Length + Height = 158cm (approx. 62in)
  • Maximum weight: 23kg (50 lb)

Economy Flex

  • Number of items: One
  • Maximum size: Width + Length + Height = 158cm (approx. 62in)
  • Maximum weight: 23kg (50 lb)

Business Class

  • Number of items: Two
  • Maximum size: Width + Length + Height = 158cm (approx. 62in)
  • Maximum weight: 32kg Each (70 lb)

Business Flex

  • Number of items: Two
  • Maximum size: Width + Length + Height = 158cm (approx. 62in)
  • Maximum weight: 32kg Each (70 lb)

At the Alitalia check-in desk, your luggage will be weighed and tagged with your personal details. This tag is used to identify your luggage upon arrival of your destination in case of any lost baggage.

Alitalia News

Stay up to date with the flag carrier and national airline of Italy

April 2014

‘Best Airline Cuisine’ Award Winner

Alitalia has been winning the award of Best Airline Cuisine for the past 4 years. This year was no different. Alitalia has now won this American magazine Global Traveller Award for the fifth consecutive year. This was decided by the 26,000 flyers who undertook the GT Tested Reader Survey Awards 2014 and said that they were highly satisfied by the cuisine provided by the airline. This is mostly due to the fact that the Italian airline provided excellent Italian food and wine.

The quality and authenticity of this cuisine stood out to the travellers on board. Another factor that won the public was the choice of wine that was selected to accompany the food served. This was done with the help of the airline’s collaboration with the Italian Sommelier Foundation.

Alitalia airline state that this award is more important to them than the several other awards they won, such as the “TravelPlus Airline Amenity Bag Awards” or the “Outstanding Wine List Prize”.

The Airline was also given the gold medal for the “Best Airline Company for its Customer Service” with 82.6% customer satisfaction rating.

Check in procedures

Alitalia stress that check-in is an important process of flying, and therefore would like passengers to check-in within the allocated time given. The airlines has also lengthened the check-in times due to increased security regulations. Alitalia recommend that passengers arrive 2 hours prior to the departure time so as to complete both check-in and security clearance.

Alitalia provide a table of check-in times for their main airports.

(*) 40 minutes for Malpensa
(**) 40 minutes for Fiumicino
(***) Should the airport be closed due to fog, the check-in time is fifty minutes before departure time. It is advisable to arrive at the airport well in advance.

Domestic
Flights
International
Flights
Intercontinental
Flights
From
Heathrow
-40'-
From
Rome Fiumicino
35'(*)45'60'
From
Milan Malpensa
35'(**)45'60'
From
Milan Linate
25'(***)45'-
Rest of,Italy25'45'60'

This table shows the check-in times as of 20/07/2015 and might be subject to change by the airline.

Alitalia also provide a Web Check-in Feature on their website, allowing passengers to check-in online. With this feature, check-in is possible to up to 7 passengers per group. It also allows for the possibility to choose a seat. This feature is available to the passenger as of 1 day prior to the departure. This service is not available to codeshare flights.

Furthermore, passengers can choose to check-in via the Telecheck-in that Alitalia provides. A passenger can choose to contact the airline via their Telephone Number: +39 (0)6 65644. This can only be done if the passenger can provide their Frequent Flyer Account and flight numbers. To know if you are eligible to the service, Click Here.

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