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Alitalia, Italy's largest airline and de facto flag carrier, was founded in 2008 and took over the name, a majority of the aircraft and certain other assets in the liquidation of the old Alitalia. It also took over Alitalia's primary Italian competitor, Air One. Based in Rome, Italy, Alitalia has its main international hub in Rome and other hubs in Milan, Turin, Venice, Naples and Catania. Alitalia flies to more than 90 destinations in Europe, the Americas, Asia and North Africa.
Alitalia provides up to three classes of service on its flights.
Passengers traveling in Magnifica Class enjoy expedited check-in, fast track security screening (where available), priority boarding, and lounge access, including SkyTeam lounges for international travel. Onboard, Magnifica Class travelers can change the color and intensity of the cabin lighting and enjoy amenity kits, noise-reducing headsets and individual 15.4-inch video screens, featuring a broad selection of movies, television programs, and audio channels. Fully lie-flat seats are available on new Airbus A330s, which operate on routes from Rome and Milan to New York-JFK and between Milan. Other long-haul aircraft have a mix of angled lie-flat seats and recliner Business Class seats.
Passengers traveling in Otima Class on intra-Europe flights enjoy expedited check-in and security screening (where available), lounge access, including SkyTeam lounges when traveling internationally, and complimentary beverages. Additionally, depending on the length of the flight, passengers will have movies and television programming played on shared overhead screens, and complimentary meal, or snack service.
Classica Plus Class is available on the new Airbus A330 on flights from Milan to New York and Miami, and from Rome to New York, Rio de Janeiro and Beijing. Passengers traveling in Classica Plus enjoy dedicated check-in, priority boarding, additional legroom, complimentary meal and beverage service, a USB port, satellite telephone service for a fee and individual 10.6-inch video screens, featuring a selection of movies and real-time news.
Passengers traveling in Classica Class enjoy complimentary beverage service and complimentary meal or snack service, depending on the duration of the flight.
All passengers on long-haul flights receive complimentary meal and beverage service. On short- and medium-haul flights, a snack or light meal may be served depending on the destination.
All passengers on Boeing 777s and the new Airbus A330s have personal audio and video on-demand entertainment systems, featuring movies, television programming, and games. Other medium- and long-haul aircraft may have programming on shared overhead monitors.
Passengers in Magnifica Class on Alitalia's 777s and new A330s have individual 15V DC EmPower ports, which require an adapter to plug in a laptop. Passengers traveling in Classica Class on the 777s and A330s have two EmPower ports for every three seats. Passengers in Magnifica and Classica Plus Class on the new A330s have access to a USB outlet.
Alitalia's fleet includes the following aircraft types*:
*Please note that Alitalia may have several configurations of a specific aircraft type, so please check SeatGuru for seat map information and recommendations on the best seats for your flight.
Alitalia is a member of the SkyTeam global alliance, which includes the following airlines:
Additionally, Alitalia partners with other airlines, including the following:
MilleMiglia is Alitalia's frequent flyer loyalty program.