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- Infants will not be given a seat. The airlines expect parents to travel with them on their lap.
- Airlines regard infants as being under 24 months old.
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Alitalia is an Italian airline with its headquarters in Fiumicino, Rome, and its main hub at Leonardo Da Vinci Fiumicino Airport in the same city. They also operates smaller hubs at Milan - Milan Linate Airport and Milan Malpensa Airport. In 2014, Ethiad Airways announced a 49% acquisition stake in the airline. In 2015, one of it's subsidiaries, Volare, was merged with the airline.
Alitalia and their subsidiary airline, Alitalia CityLiner have codeshare agreements with many airlines worldwide. As of October 2014 airlines including Aeroflot, Aeromexico, Air Berlin, All Nippon Airways, China Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Etihad Airways, Japan Airlines, TAP Portugal, Vietnam Airlines, Korean Air, Kuwait Airways, KLM and Croatia Airlines. In addition, Alitalia is a member of SkyTeam alliance.
In August 2016 it was reported that they were still in their continued chase to aquire a 49% share in Air Malta. The local Maltese media reported that Alitalia is to propose a four year-business plan to the Maltese government, outlining the Italian carriers vision for Air Malta between 2016 and 2020.
The baggage policy for this airline depends upon the destination, travel class and the ticket issue date and as such passengers may bring one or two pieces of baggage weighing no more than 23 or 32 kg. Alternative Airlines now offers customers the chance to book extra baggage when purchasing their flight. Please contact Alternative Airlines if you have any questions about baggage allowance.
Passengers are allowed one item of hand baggage weighing no more than 8 kg and measuring no more than 55 cm high, 35 cm wide and 25 cm deep.
On certain routes, if you fly Business on long-haul flights, there is a dedicated Chauffeur service that will take you to the airport on the day of departure and to your destination on arrival at no extra cost and in comfort and relaxation.
This airline offers passengers online check-in. The link to this can be found here.
If passengers do not check in online, they must visit the airport check-in desk at the airport.
For most domestic flights, airport check-in will close 35 minutes before scheduled departure.
For most international or regional flights, airport check-in will close 1 hour before scheduled departure.
Economy Class travel with this airline is always a guarantee of convenient without forgoing comfort: With personalised advantages and services for all types of trips.
Depending on the duration of the flight, you can enjoy a snack or a light meal, accompanied by a selection of drinks, tea and coffee.
On long-haul international flights departing from Italy, the airline offers two meals: the first one with an antipasto, a main course (choice of meat or pasta), fresh fruit and dessert and the second one with a snack or breakfast.
The third service, which consists of a snack and a drink, is served only for flights over 11 hours.
Alitalia offers individual entertainment systems with a vast library of movies, games, music and TV programs on their new Airbus A330s and B777s, the opportunity to place a telephone call to the ground using satellite technology or to call a travelling companion on your same flight, but seats away, by dialling the number of his/her seat. Also, you can stay connected with WiFi connectivity on board.
Premium Economy is a great way to enjoy a more comfortable flight, with a higher standard of service, for just a little extra cost. Premium Economy is available on all long haul international flights.
Premium Economy Facilities
On the ground, passengers can enjoy priority boarding and a check-in desk that is exclusive to Premium Economy passengers.
Onboard, passengers are seated in a separate section of the cabin. Premium Economy seats are specially designed to give extra space and are fitted with a personal TV. Premium Economy passengers can also access the airline's Wi-Fi network and are given a blanket and pillow for further comfort.
Those flying Premium Economy are given a free baggage allowance of two checked bags, with a maximum weight of 23kg per bag.
Premium Economy Seats
Each Premium Economy seat offers up to 40% more legroom and can recline back to up 120 degrees. The seats are each fitted with a 10.4" (on the Boeing 777) or 10.6" (on the A330) personal TV with full access to the in flight entertainment system.
The Business Class service is available on Medium Haul flights, offering passengers dedicated services to make their trip as enjoyable and comfortable as possible. Business Class passengers are permitted two items weighing a total of 32kg.
Business Class Facilities
Your Business Class fare grants you access to the Skyteam lounge as well as the dedicated check-in desks. Once comfortably in your seat, you will be treated to a menu that is inspired by traditional Italian cuisine combined with a wide range of complimentary drinks. On flights that depart after 12pm, an aperitif is served at the end of each meal.
What are Business Class Seats Like?
Once on board, passengers can sit back and relax in the spacious Business Class cabin. With only four seats per row, there's room to spread your legs throughout your flight.
First Class, known as Magnifica, is this airline's award-winning highest-tier class of cabin with the best standard of service.
What Does First Class Include?
Passengers flying Magnifica can enjoy priority check-in and boarding with SkyPriority, as well as a free baggage allowance of 32kg.
Passengers are also given access to pre-flight lounges and Alitalia's First Class Cabin with dedicated and exclusive food choices.
First Class Facilities
First Class includes specially designed leather seats that transform into fully-flat bads and have a built-in massage system. Each seat has a 15 inch personal TV which gives access to the in-flight entertainment system.
Passengers are given complimentary access to the Wi-Fi system, as well as a night kit and other Salvatore Ferragamo branded toiletries.
It's food menus are expertly designed and provided by Gambero Rosso, with a traditional menu offering Italian cuisine, a healthy menu and special monthly features. Each menu comes complete with a full wine list and special blends of coffees and teas from Lavazza.
Do they Have a First Class Lounge?
Magnifica passengers are given access to the airline's Casa Alitalia Lounges at Rome Fiumicino and Milan Malpensa airport. Casa Aitalia is a luxurious lounge with a premium choice of food and wines on offer.
Where does Alitalia fly to?
The following table summarises all the current destinations of this airline. This Italian carrier has focus cities in Turin, Venice, Tirana and Palermo, although they do operate flights to major airports in Europe, North America, South America, the Middle East, Asia and North Africa.
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This airline provides over 100 TV programs, 100 music compilations, 80 movies, 35 kids programs and 28 interactive games for passengers to enjoy.
Movies and TV
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There's so many different movie choices on board your flight. There's new releases, kids movies and other classics to choose from.
Keep in touch with the outside world with Alitalia Wi-Fi. The Wi-Fi allows you to check emails, browse social media, text and call.
You can purchase several different packages for Wi-Fi:
The LITE package gives you 10MB for $2 USD
The FLEXI package gives you 50MB for $6 USD
The FLEX PLUS package gives you 90MB for $12 USD
The BUSINESS package gives you 200MB for $20 USD
Passengers in Alitalia Economy class can enjoy a snack on international flights under 3 hours, and a light meal on flights over 3 hours including items such as a sandwich and dessert. On longer flights up to 11 hours, there will be 2 meal services, one consisting of a starter, main and dessert and the second consisting of a snack or breakfast. For flights above 11 hours, the meal service will be as above with an added meal of a snack.
Premium Economy passengers can enjoy a selection of warm meals, breakfast and snacks. What exactly will be given is dependent on the flight schedule, time and destination.
For passengers in Business Class, the meals are inspired by Italian flavours, which will change seasonally in summer and winter. The choices of food offered also varies according to the length, time and destination of you flight. As a minimum, passengers on shorter flights will receive breakfast, or a pasta lunch or dinner.
Magnifica Class, or First Class, passengers will receive meals inspired by the finest italian cuisine and created by Gambero Rosso. Passengers will have three options to choose from; a Traditional Italian menu, a Healthy menu and a light menu.
Special Dietary Requirements
Alitalia passengers who have special dietary requirements such as medical, dietary, religious or childrens meals can pre-order a special meal for their flight. These meals have to be pre-ordered at least 24 hours before departure by contacting the customer center, or requested at the time of booking. The following are the special meals available to order:
|Children Meals||Baby Meal|
|Religious Meals||Hindu Meal|
|Asian Vegetarian Meal|
|Medical-Dietary Meals||Bland Meal|
|Gluten Intolerant Meal|
|Low Calorie Meal|
|Low Cholesterol Meal|
|Low Salt Meal|
|Low Lactose Meal|
|Vegetarian Vegan Meal|
|Vegetarian with dairy and eggs Meal|
Drinks & Alcohol
All passengers will receive a drinks service with their meal, including both hot and cold drinks. Passengers in premium economy can enjoy selected fine wines, and each meal will be finished with a taste of limoncello. Business class and Magnifica passengers can enjoy a wider selection of wines from the onboard cellar, but also drinks from the regular service such as Lavazza coffee.
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Frequent Flyer Programme
Alitalia operates a frequent flyer program called MilleMiglia Program to reward regular passengers with Alitalia. This exclusive club provides benefits for flying miles with Alitalia. In addition, passengers can earn miles and request award tickets across the whole network operated by their new partners Etihad Regional, Air Serbia and Air Seychelles. The miles earned can be used to join or renew membership to the Exclusive Clubs.
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SkyTeam Alliance is a leading global airline network, with 20 member airlines. SkyTeam alliance was founded in 2000 and now consists of member airlines such as Aerolineas Argentinas, AeroMexico, Air Europa, China Southern, Alitalia, China Airlines, Delta, Garuda Indonesia, Kenya Airways, KLM and others. SkyTeam Alliance network has nearly 16,323 daily flights, with 1,052 destinations in 177 countries. The SkyTeam alliance was the last of three major airline alliances to be formed after Star Alliance and Oneworld, but have since grown to be the second largest alliance in the world, second to only the Star Alliance.
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Leonardo Da Vinci Fiumicino International Airport
Leonardo Da Vinci Fiumicino International Airport is Alitalia's hub airport and is located in Rome, Italy. It has 4 runways and can handle nearly 40 million passengers every year. The airport also serves as a hub for Vueling, the Spanish low-cost carrier owned by IAG. Other airlines which fly to and from Leonardo Da Vinci Fiumicino International Airport include Austrian Airlines, Blue Air, Joon, British Airways, Croatia Airlines, easyJet, China Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Egyptair, Fly Ernest, Finnair, Neos and Pegasus Airlines.