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YOU ARE ALLOWED ONE ITEM OF HAND BAGGAGE WEIGHING NO MORE THAN 8 KG AND MEASURING NO MORE THAN:
- 55 cm HIGH
- 35 cm WIDE
- 25 cm DEEP
SIZE AND WEIGHT
The hand baggage you bring on board with you may weigh no more than 8 kg and measure no more than 55 cm in height, 35 cm in width and 25 cm in depth – including handles, side pockets and wheels.
Before proceeding to the boarding gate, check the size and weight of your hand baggage with Alitalia ground personnel or by placing it in one of the baggage measurers near the check-in desk. Passengers who fail to perform this check of their hand baggage may be denied permission to board.
WHAT DOES IT INCLUDE?
Briefcases and laptop computers are considered hand baggage and may be brought on board in addition to the limits indicated.
Crutches are also considered hand baggage.
ITEMS PROHIBITED IN THE CABIN
Items considered dangerous for flight security are not permitted in the cabin, such as scissors, pencil sharpeners, pocket knives, and agricultural, scientific, sports and industrial (or similar) tools, as well as replica firearms. No cigarettes, pipes or electronic cigarettes may be smoked on board. In addition, no lighters may be brought on board flights to the USA.
BAGGAGE ON FLIGHTS OPERATED BY OTHER PARTNER CARRIERS
For code share flights, please visit the website of the Partner Carrier operating the flight.
CHECKED BAGGAGE CANNOT EXCEED 23 OR 32 KG IN WEIGHT, DEPENDING ON THE TRAVEL CLASS AND DESTINATION, AND 158 CM IN SIZE (THE SUM OF HEIGHT + WIDTH + DEPTH).
At check-in, your baggage will be weighed and tagged with your name, itinerary, airport codes, flight numbers and dates. You will use the tag receipt to identify your baggage upon arrival and, should your baggage be lost, it will make it easier to track. We suggest that you also put your own personal luggage tag on the baggage, including your contact information, so that you can be reached in the event of a problem.
Alitalia's liability limits for lost or damaged baggage do not cover damage to valuable, fragile or perishable goods.
If you wish to extend these limits, find out how you can make a DECLARATION OF VALUE
SIZE, WEIGHT AND AMOUNT — BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE
Make sure your baggage is strong enough and does not exceed the maximum allowed size: 158 cm (height + width + depth).
Cardboard boxes may be accepted as checked baggage, provided they are labeled with the passenger's name, wrapped in cellophane and comply with the maximum allowed size.
Depending on your destination, travel class and the ticket issue date, you may bring one or two pieces of baggage weighing no more than 23 or 32 kg. Any excess in terms of the allowed number of items, weight and/or size can be covered by paying for extra baggage allowance, which you can purchase at the airport from the Alitalia ticket desk or online during check-in, with a 20% discount.
Passengers who have requested special assistance may purchase extra baggage allowance with a 20% discount by calling the dedicated number within 24 hours of their flight departure time.
Please note that, for safety reasons, each item of baggage may not weigh more than 32 kg.
ARE YOU AN EXCLUSIVE CLUB MEMBER?
Learn more about benefits regarding the allowed size, weight and number of baggage items on the dedicated page for your club.
ALL OF THE REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE TRANSPORT OF SPORTS EQUIPMENT, MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, WEAPONS AND AMMUNITION AND DIPLOMATIC BAGS. FOR INFORMATION CALL BAGGAGE ASSISTANCE AT +32 255 111 22.
Bags containing sports equipment weighing up to, but less than, 23 kg are considered normal luggage and included in the allowance. Should the bag containing sporting equipment exceed 23 kg, a normal excess baggage fee will be charged. Surf and windsurf boards and tandem bicycles are an exception to this rule.
All musical instruments in cases not exceeding a length of 100 cm can be transported as checked-in luggage, otherwise they will be shipped as cargo. Cellos in cases must have a regularly purchased reserved seat and may not exceed the following dimensions: 52x40x135 cm (width, depth, height).
WEAPONS AND AMMUNITION
Weapons and ammunition are not included in the baggage allowance. These items must be registered at check-in and a fee paid based on the destination. In no case may you exceed 20 kg for weapons and 5 kg for ammunition.
A diplomatic bag, or pouch, is a sealed bag accompanied by a diplomatic courier who declares it as such during check-in.