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Alitalia Baggage Report Card

Carry-on Allowance8/10
Checked Baggage Allowance7/10
Excess Baggage Fees6/10
Overall Grade7.0/10

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Alitalia Carry-On Allowance 2012 ↑ Back to Top

Carry-On Summary

One bag of up to 8kg is allowed as carry-on baggage. Dimensions are limited to 55x35x25cm.

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Carry-On Security Rules

TSA - (USA): TSA Carry-On Regulations and Carry-On Liquid Restrictions

CATSA - (Canada): CATSA Carry-On Prohibited Items and CATSA Carry-On Liquids and Gel Restrictions

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Checked Baggage Summary

Classica passengers (economy) are allowed one piece of up to 23kg/50lbs on all flights. A second bag of 23kg/50lbs is permitted on flights between Canada and Western Africa, Canada and Southern America, and to/from Western Africa and Argentina, and flying to Brazil.

Please Note: Special rules apply for flying to/from Brazil. You're allowed 2 bags of 23kg/50lbs each when flying TO Brazil, but up to 2 bags of 32kg/70lbs each when flying FROM Brazil. This is the only time when there is a different allowance depending on which direction you are flying.

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Useful Links

Linear Dimensions: What are Linear Dimensions?

Piece vs Weight: What is Piece Concept vs Weight Concept

Packing List: Travel Packing Checklist

Alitalia Oversize/Overweight Baggage Fees 2012 ↑ Back to Top

Excess/Oversize/Overweight Summary

Overweight fees are charged as flat-fees, not on a per kilogram basis. Your bags are considered overweight if they are between 23-32kg (50-70lbs). If over 32kg/70lbs, you'll be asked to repack into an additional bag. The overweight fee ranges from 55-100 EUR per bag, depending on the origin and destination of your flight.

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