Archive for the ‘Alitalia’ Category

Alitalia baggage allowance 2012

March 1st, 2012

Hi travellers. In our weekly post presenting the current baggage policy of various low-budget airlines and traditional carriers, we will have a glance at the Italian-based Alitalia.

Alitalia hand-baggage allowances

Alitalia’s passengers are permitted to carry 1 item of baggage onto the air plane. It cannot exceed 25 cm x 35 cm x 55 cm (D x W x H). This includes handles, side pockets and wheels. The weigh limit is 8 kg.

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Airlines, Alitalia, Baggage allowance

New routes and services – update

September 26th, 2011

In today’s post, we help you keep your finger on the pulse of the world of aviation – new routes and services from both low-cost airlines and traditional carriers. We start off with a popular Italian carrier.

A low-cost subsidiary of Alitalia – Air One launched several new routes in the last couple of days. The first new route, Pisa – Prague operates three times weekly, whereas the second one Milan – Athens and the third one Milan – Prague both operate daily.

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Air One, Airlines, Alitalia, easyJet, Europe, News by Continent, Qatar Airways, The Middle East, WizzAir

Alitalia check-in

August 17th, 2011

In today’s post of our series presenting the check-in options available for the customers of low-cost airlines as well as traditional carriers, we are going to investigate into the check-in options offered by a large Italian carrier – Alitalia.

Alitalia web check-in

Alitalia’s online check-in is a simple and quick procedure allowing to save time by checking in at home. This option is available from 24 hours prior to the scheduled departure time and can be used regardless of the type of baggage one is travelling with (hand baggage/cabin baggage).

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Airlines, Alitalia, Check-in, Tips and hints

The weekly update on new routes and services

July 25th, 2011

Hi fliers! After a tiny break, our weekly preview of new routes and services is back. Today’s highlights feature as usually some various traditional carriers as well as low-cost airlines. Without further ado, we start off with Hawaiian Airlines.

It was with pomp and circumstance that Hawaiian Airlines opened its next transatlantic route from Honolulu to Osaka. It is not the first service to Japan from this Hawaiian carrier – the first one was launched to Airport Tokyo last year.

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Airlines, Alitalia, Hawaiian Airlines, Jetstar, New Routes, Qatar Airways, Swiss International Air Lines

New routes and services & aviation news

May 18th, 2011

In today’s edition of our series on new routes and services from traditional carriers as well as low-cost airlines, we are going to take a look at flights to Sardinia. Sardinia is a very popular leisure destinations which has seen a gradual increase in passenger number in the course of the recent years.

One of the airlines operating Sardinian airports, Ryanair raised the status Cagliari to its designated base. Nevertheless, Ryanair still has not one-upped the traditional Meridiana which tops the list when it comes to scheduled seat capacity on flights to Sardinian airports. Another carrier present on the Sardinian market is Alitalia.

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Air Berlin, Airlines, Alitalia, GermanWings, Lufthansa, Ryanair

Wednesday’s airfare deals

April 6th, 2011

Hi low-cost travellers. Traditionally on Wednesdays we try to answer a question relevant to travel enthusiasts: where to fly and how not to spend too much on air tickets. This week’s airfare deals are as follows:



We start off with the Dutch KLM and some dreamt-of destinations from £39. Needless to say, the bottom end prices refer to short-haul routes. Those who yearn for more distant spots we have to be prepared to pay a trifle more:

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Airfare Deals, Alitalia, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways

Wednesday’s deals: €150 rtn for 2 and other air specials!

March 16th, 2011

Good afternoon!

Another week has arrived and brought up a fresh handfull of new airfare deals. So let’s have a look at the selection of this week’s best fares.

Alitalia: 5-Day Sale! 2 people fly for €150 rtn
The traditional carrier Alitalia has launched a new air promotion. Book by Sunday March 20, 2011 and fly between June 15, 2011 and October 15, 2011 in order to enjoy this special air sale. What’s so special about it? Well, you and your darling or friend will pay only €150 for 2 return flights. Have a look at the samples below.

  • flight Rome – Torino  €150
  • flight Rome – Milan €150
  • flight Naples – Bari  €150
  • flight Milan – Naples  €150
  • flight Bologna – Bari  €150 Read more…

Airfare Deals, Airlines, Alitalia, Jet Airways, Other, TAP Portugal

Alitalia celebrates its second birthday

January 19th, 2011


The Italian-based traditional airline Alitalia celebrates the second anniversary of its presence on the market.

From the AEA traffic statistics, it appears that last year this carrier carried over 23 million passengers with its fleet of cirka 150 aircraft.

Despite these good results, the Alitalia does not rest on its laurels and announces both the opening of new services and fleet expansion.

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Airlines, Airport Rome (FCO), Alitalia, Europe, New Routes, News by Continent

New services: low-cost and traditional carriers

January 5th, 2011

In spite of the lingering crisis with all its implications for the world economy, the aviation sector does not cease to expand. Year 2011 will see the opening of quite a number of new routes and services. Let us take a quick look at just some of them.

The Rome-based carrier Alitalia announced the opening of two direct services from its base at Florence Airport. The services are Florence – Amsterdam and Florence – Catania. Both are to be in operation as of March 27, 2011 and both are available for purchase now.

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Airlines, Alitalia, Asia, Europe, New Routes, News by Continent, Ryanair, SAS

Airlines’ baggage policy: Alitalia

August 10th, 2010

Why not read the latest version of this article? Alitalia baggage allowance 2012

This time we decided to bring up the subject of Alitalia in our series concerning the luggage policy of different airlines. Let us investigate into how much stuff you can pack in your bags when flying with this Rome-based carrier. Before we go into the details, we have to mention that Alitalia stresses that any substance seen upon as liquid is subject to restrictions.

Hand baggage

The hand baggage term in applied both to briefcases, portable computers and stuff like crutches and strollers. The latter two ones have to be checked in though. One is allowed to carry only one piece of hand luggage on-board the dimensions of which must not exceed 55 cm in length, 25 cm in height and 35 cm in breadth. The permitted weight is 8 kg. Needless to say, one cannot keep any objects which can even remotely pose a threat in their hand baggage – so forget about knives, lighters or even toy guns.

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Alitalia, Baggage allowance