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Magnifica - Business

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.
Should you need any assistance during the flight, our flight attendants will be happy to help you.

A trip in the Italian regions: Tuscany and "the Best of"

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

 List of wine and menu of Tuscany and "The best of" (selection of Italian best dishes) (Aug 2012)

 List of wine and menu of Campania and Emilia Romagna (May 2012)
 List of wine and menu of Trentino Alto Adige and Basilicata (February 2012)
 List of wine and menu of Calabria and Valle d'Aosta (November 2011)
 List of wine and menu of Sardinia and Friuli Venezia Giulia (August 2011)
 List of wine and menu of Lombardy and Umbria (May 2011) 
 Menu of Piedmont and Liguria (February 2011)
 Menu of Marche and Sicily (December 2010) 
 Menu of Lazio and Apulia (October 2010)
 Menu and list of wines of Tuscany (May 2010)
 Menu of Veneto (February 2010) 
 Menu of Abruzzo and Molise (December 2009)

Alitalia,"Best Airline Cuisine"

Alitalia has won the award for "Best Airline Cuisine", as the best airline company in the world for the quality of its in-flight meals. The prestigious award, conferred by the American monthly Global Traveler, rewards the commitment of the Company for the renewal of its in-flight service and catering for the Magnifica - Business Class.

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 redesigned 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, on "honeymoon" seats.
  • 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.
  • Night amenity kits, with duvets and Frette pillows.
  • Cutlery and glasses designed by Richard Ginori.
  • Bulgari wellbeing amenity kits with exclusive products for personal care.

Consult our 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.

Come on board and check our seatmaps. 

On board entertainment

  • 12 audio channels and over 40 films available in up to 8 different languages. Wide selection of documentaries, sitcoms, video games. Cartoons and TV series for younger passengers. View the monthly showing. 
  • Possibility to download multimedia contents with a USB device.
  • "Landscape camera" which allows for live viewing outside the aircraft.
  • "Noise reduction" headsets to ensure optimal listening and guaranteeing audio sound isolation from background noise during cruise level.
  • A selection newspapers, accompanied by our Ulisse magazine and in-flight catalogue GriffAir.

*Remember to indicate your preferred choice of seats at the time of booking. Seat assignment is subject to availability.

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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 our preferential gates at Rome Fiumicino, Milan Linate and Malpensa and Turin Caselle airports.

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