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On board Alitalia Airlines

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Alitalia operates a modern fleet of 142 aircraft, with services to 101 destinations (26 in Italy and 75 international destinations) with more than 4800 weekly flights. Through its network, Alitalia ensures widespread coverage of Italy and offers direct flights to major European capitals; the countries of the Mediterranean basin and the intercontinental markets with the highest rate of development for traditional and business tourism. It operates with a wide range of premium services on domestic, international and intercontinental routes.

Classica (Economy Class)

Facilities at the Airport

Your travel starts well before your flight. That is why the airline offers you 2 different check-in options: Fast Check-in machines, available at the main Italian and International airports as well as check-in desks

On Board Services


Depending on the destination, a snack or light meal will be served. Departing from Italy on long-haul flights, you will be able to choose a hot pasta-based or meat-and-vegetable meal for your dining pleasure (lunch or dinner), both choices served with a typical, tasty Italian antipasto. The menus will have three monthly rotations based on the season. In the summer, gelato and regional cookies will sweeten your journey. On long-haul flights, you will also be served a snack or breakfast, depending on the time of the flight.


On board the Boeing 777, you will enjoy the comfort of Recaro seats, individual entertainment systems and the possibility to make external telephone calls, or to call other passengers in the same flight, 'Free of Charge', simply by dialing their seat number. The fleet of 767s have been upgraded with more, re-designed ceiling mounted LCD screens to help you relax and enjoy a selection of films as well as a selection of music channels to suit all tastes.

On board entertainment

There is a selection of Italian and international newspapers, as well as Ulisse magazine. You can choose from a selection of 45 movies in the Video on Demand system available on the B777. You will also find short films, documentary films, news, all chosen according to the latest trends. If audio entertainment is required, there are a selection of music channels dedicated to jazz, pop, opera and so much more.

Classica Plus (Premium Economy Class)

Classica Plus offers customers exclusive privileges with an Economy class ticket.Now available on more flights Classica Plus will be available on the whole intercontinental network of Alitalia operated with A330 and B777.

Benefits at the airport

• Dedicated priority check-in
• 2 bags of 23 Kgs
• Priority boarding

On board services

A cosier, quieter cabin section, with 21 more comfortable seats: ergonomically designed and recline to 120°, offering 20% more leg room than in standard Economy class. With 45 movies and real-time news screened on a new 10.6 inch screens and a new generation of noise isolating headphones. Customers can use the USB port to re-charge laptops and upload the digital contents from laptop or MP3 player on the in-flight entertainment system. Individual telephones with satellite technology for seat to seat or external calling. Hot meal and snacks, or breakfast, depending on your flight's departure time and destination; in addition soft drinks or warm ones, and fine wines selected of the most important Italian wine producers. For your flight comfort, blankets, pillows and a travel make-up bag designed for you.

Ottima (Business Class)

Facilities at the airport


Fast check-in machines: available at the main Italian and International airports as well as dedicated check-in desks at the airport.


Access to Alitalia or SkyTeam Lounges for your relaxation and work requirements before and after flying.

Preferential gates

The preferential gates at Rome Fiumicino, Milan Linate and Malpensa and Turin Caselle airports, are designed to speed up security checks, avoiding the queues.

On board services


All on board services, which vary depending on the length of the flight, have been re-designed and improved introducing new menus inspired by the best Italian gastronomic tradition. A rotation of the new proposed menus will follow the current seasonal Summer/Winter pattern in order to provide customers with the most enjoyable flying experience.
Depending on the time of day, you can enjoy a warm appetizing snack with a rustic regional feature or a hot lunch/dinner which will include a pasta-based dish on shorter flights. On longer flights in the evening, the meal is further enhanced with meat-based dishes.
Meals are accompanied by a wide range of drinks of your choice and by an on-board 'wine cellar' which includes, in addition to 'spumante', a carefully selected wine list to endorse the best Italian regional wine labels. Hot drinks and soft drinks are also available during the flight.
Hot towels are served before the meal service begins.

On board entertainment

On board the Airbus fleet, you will enjoy a selection of music, television programmes and movies, chosen to suit a wide variety of tastes, thanks to the ceiling mounted LCD screens.
In addition, starting July 1, a selection of Italian and international movies from the latest season will be shown on medium haul flights (lasting more than 3h10min).
You can also enjoy a selection of Italian and international newspapers, as well as the Ulisse magazine. Finally, Alitalia offer you the opportunity to shop on board with the offers of their GriffAir catalogue.

Magnifica (Business Class)

A "Magnifica" Catering

The Italian flavour in flying

When you fly in Magnifica, you will discover a plain cooking rich in flavours. The menu recipes combine the quality original products with the best Italian cooking tradition. The result is a very varied menu, underlined with a wide selection of Italian wines, selected by Alitalia's official Sommelier.

A trip in the Italian regions: Tuscany and "The best of"

Every month, discover the flavors of Italian regional cuisine in their most exclusive class. Current recipes are dedicated to Tuscany and "The best of", a selection of the best Italian dishes previously served in Magnifica.

Facilities at the airport


You can check-in at exclusive Alitalia and SkyTeam VIP lounges, or at dedicated check-in desks at the airport.

VIP Lounges

To relax in comfort, or work before and after your flights, discover the lounges of Alitalia and SkyTeam.

Preferential security lanes

Speed up your security checks, thanks to the preferential gates at Rome Fiumicino, Milan Linate and Malpensa and Turin Caselle airports.

On board services

The new Airbus A330 named "Raffaello Sanzio", introduced in July on intercontinental flights from Milan Malpensa, inaugurates the renewal of long-haul A330 aircraft of Alitalia.
Alitalia's new Magnifica business class has been completely re-designed with regard to seats, catering and service and is at the top of its category globally.


New leather seats, "full flat" which extend into a fully flat bed position, with a massage function. Provision of 1-2-1 seats designed for those travelling individually or in pairs. Individual 15.4-inch screens with an individual privacy device which allows only the passenger occupying the seat to view. Ability to change the cabin lighting system with varying intensity and colour of lights depending on the time period of the journey, designed to provide a relaxing environment and facilitate moments of rest. A night amenity kits, with duvets and Frette pillows will ensure a relaxed and refreshing flight. In typical Italian style, cutlery and glasses are designed by Richard Ginori and Bulgari wellbeing amenity kits with exclusive products for personal care are provided.

Consult suggestions for choosing the most suitable seat for your travel needs!

Traveling as a couple?

Choose the "honeymoon" seats: central seats side-by-side like traditional ones, close but with the possibility of raising the partition.

Traveling alone?

Choose the window seat: the maximum comfort with the maximum privacy!

Parent and child?

Choose the "honeymoon" seats: sit next to your child and enjoy the trip together!

Traveling with friends?

Choose from the several options that suit you best: "honey moon" seats - close but with the possibility of partitioning or the central and aisle seats - individual privacy but a short distance away from each other.

On board entertainment

There are 12 audio channels and over 40 films available in up to 8 different languages, as well as a wide selection of documentaries, sitcoms and video games.
Customers can charge multimedia content using the USB connection as well as download contents onto the media player.
"Noise reduction" headsets ensure optimal listening and guarantee audio sound isolation from background noise during cruise level.
A selection newspapers, accompanied by Ulisse magazine and in-flight catalogue GriffAir.