Fares. Hand luggage allowance. Checked baggage allowance. Excess baggage charges. Carriage of sports equipment. Carriage of musical instruments. Carriage of pets (dogs, cats, birds).
And other useful information about Alitalia. Last update 18.07.2018. Sources of information for this page: Alitalia Carry-on Baggage, Alitalia Checked and Excess Baggage, Alitalia Traveling with Pets, Alitalia Carriage of Special Baggage (Sports Equipment, Weapons, Musical Instruments. Airlines constantly change their policies, so please visit the relevant web page of the airline in question in order to obtain up-to-date information from the first-hand.
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|Fare group||Light||Economy||Premium Economy||Business||Comfort (Rome-Milan)|
|Please also read the most commonly used baggage rules of European airlines.|
|1 piece of carry-on baggage with the sum of three dimensions 115 cm (55x35x25 cm)
+ one small additional personal item (briefcase, laptop computer, handbag/small purse, small backpack)
Passengers under 15 years (on international flights) are considered to be children. Collapsible strollers can be carried free of charge for children under 11 (?) years of age. For babies (children under 2 years) traveling on the lap of an accompanying person: hand luggage is not allowed, but for them you can take a piece of checked baggage weighing up to 10 kg, during the booking process it is necessary to provide information about the child. There are also special fares for children.
Passengers with reduced mobility can carry on board the aircraft free of charge up to 2 mobility aids (wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, other items and devices), however it is recommended to get in touch with the carrier not later than 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
|1x 8 kg|
|The sum of three dimensions of any hold baggage item must not be larger than 158 cm|
|—||1x 23 kg*||2x 23 kg||2x 32 kg||2x 23 kg|
|* to/from Japan 2 x 23 kg, to Brazil 2 x 23 kg, from Brazil 2 x 32 kg, to/from Middle East 2 x 23 kg, to/from Egypt 2 x 23kg|
Fees online / airport, in € (from Europe,
East Europe, Japan, Korea and China), CAD (from Canada) or $
(from US and/or any other country not listed).
Standard piece of checked baggage 23 kg, heavy (overweight) 23-32 kg, oversized 158-203 cm.
Individual piece of baggage weighing more than 32 kg and/or with the sum of dimensions greater than 203 cm will be transported only as cargo.
There're special excess baggage rules also for Canada, please visit Alitalia checked and excess baggage page for precise information.
|Light Fare: 1st piece of
checked baggage 25 online or through call centers and travel
agencies and 45 at the airport (price can vary depending on the moment
of purchase!), hand luggage overweight fee was 25 / 35 (no
|heavy||oversized||2nd standard (Economy)||extra standard|
|For all markets, Canada and US excluded|
|Europe and North Africa||60||80||60||200|
|Rest of the world||100||300||100||200|
|Japan and Brazil||200||300||200||200|
|US and Mexico|
|From/to South and Central America; Israel, North Africa||100||300||100||285|
|To Europe, East Europe, Middle East, Jordan, Japan, China, Korea||100||300||100||285|
|From Europe, East Europe||85||250||85||240|
|! Special baggage (more than 158 cm, more than 32 kg, fragile items etc.): you must notify Alitalia not later than 48 hours before the scheduled time of departure, Alitalia customer service.|
|Pets (dogs, cats and ferrets) carried in the aircraft cabin. The size of the container must not exceed 84 cm in the sum of three dimensions: 40x24x20 cm, the weight of the container (with pet/pets) must not exceed 10 kg.|
|Pets (birds) carried in the baggage compartment, the weight of the container (with pet/pets) must not exceed 75 kg (32 kg for Europe).|
|There are exceptions for many countries: to the US 200 in the cabin and 125 in the hold, to Canada 150 (from the Middle East to North / West Africa 170). For precise information please visit Alitalia Fares for pet transportation.|
|Sports equipment weighing
23 kg or less is included in the baggage allowance.
Sports equipment exceeding 23 kg is subject to applicable excess baggage fees.
Excess baggage fee for surf, windsurf equipment (boards 200–300 cm) and tandem bikes:
Italy, Europe, Eastern Europe, North Africa €75;
Middle East, Japan And China, Canada, South America, Central Africa €200;
from the US and Mexico $150, to the US and Mexico €125.
Weapons and ammunition: Italy $60;
Europe, East Europe, North Africa, Middle East $70;
Japan, China Canada, South America, Central Africa and from the US $100;
to the US $90.
! Transportation of weapons from/to the United Kingdom (both in the hold and in the cabin) is temporarily suspended.
|Musical instruments with
the sum of three dimensions not exceeding 115 cm and the
weight up to 8 kg can be carried instead of the hand luggage
free of charge.
Instruments, such as cellos, not exceeding 55 kg and 52x40x135 cm must be carried in the cabin for an additional fee. Contact Alitalia customer service not later than 48 hrs before the scheduled departure. This service is unavailable for passengers with Light Fare.
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