Terms and conditions Light Fares

  • The fare applies to both round-trip and one-way flights, does not include checked baggage and allows only one piece of hand baggage with a maximum weight of 8 kg which, including handles, side pockets and wheels, does not exceed the following dimensions: 55 cm high, 35 cm wide and 25 cm thick. In addition, it is allowed to carry an accessory of your choice between: document bag; laptop; women's handbag. Verification of the conformity of hand baggage will be carried out at the boarding gate. 
  • For hand baggage that exceeds the permitted weight/size or baggage to be checked in the hold, a supplement is payable (per direction in the case of round trip tickets) for the first bag, as indicated below:
  • domestic flights: €50 if purchased in the 'My Flights' section and online check-in, through the Customer Center and authorized travel agencies; €60 if purchased at the ticket offices or airport check-in desks. The standard baggage allowance is applied for additional checked baggage;
  • International flights (to/from Europe, North Africa and Middle East): €50 if purchased on the ITA Airways website in the section My Flights, during online check-in, or via the Customer Center and partner travel agencies; €60 if purchased at the check-in desks at the airport. The standard baggage allowance is applied for additional checked baggage;
  • intercontinental flights:
    • from Europe to Brazil,  Argentina and Japan is equal to €65 if purchased via the web or €70 if purchased at the airport;
    • €65 on flights from Europe to the United States, and US $65 on flights from the United States to Europe, whether purchased online, at the airport, via the Contqact Center or a Travel Agency;
    • from Brazil,  Argentina and Japan to Europe is US $65 if purchased online or US$70 if purchased at the airport;
  • In the case of onward travel with codeshare flights operated by Air France, KLM and Delta partners, the purchase of baggage is only possible at the airport (ticket offices and airport check-in) where the journey begins. The standard baggage allowance is applied for additional checked baggage;
  • It is not possible to buy baggage online at the reduced price of €50, nor via the Contact Center, for flights operated by other carriers or departing from the following airports: Amsterdam, Geneva, Tirana, Zurich, Luxembourg, Palma de Mallorca, Ibiza, Menorca, Heraklion, Rhodes, Corfu, Thessaloniki and Kefalonia.
  • Bookings made with travel agencies and on flights operated by other carriers may not be tracked in our systems
  • in case of purchase of the baggage service at the airport, the payment of a supplement defined by the Airport Manager may be required, which varies according to the airport of departure;
  • the above prices are subject to change. 

  • The Light fare is available on direct and connecting domestic flights, direct and connecting international flights and intercontinental direct and connecting flights to / from the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Argentina. 
  • The Light fare is not applicable to flights to/from the following national destinations: Alghero-Milan Linate, Cagliari-Rome, Cagliari-Milan Linate.  Flights to/from the following international destinations are also excluded: Cairo, Casablanca, Podgorica, Tunis. 
  • For domestic and international destinations the fare is applicable only on ITA Airways flights operated by ITA Airways while on intercontinental flights, the fare is also applicable on codeshare flights operated by partners Air France, KLM and Delta Air Lines. 
  •  The Light fare does not allow refunds while there are changes in date, flight and itinerary for tickets issued after 25 October 2022 with the following characteristics:
    • domestic flights: before and after departure with a penalty of €65 per flight; 
    • international flights: before and after departure with a penalty of €65 per flight;
    • flights to/from Israel: before and after departure with a penalty of $120 per flight;
    • flights to/from the United States: before and after departure with a penalty of €150 per flight;
    • flights to Argentina and Brazil: before and after departure with a penalty of €200;
    • flights from Argentina and Brazil: before and after departure with a $190 penalty. 
  • The only exception for flights from Argentina and Brazil: refundable before departure with a $250 cancellation fee. 
  •  For domestic and international destinations, for round trip flights it is possible to combine the Light fare with other ITA Airways fares, while it is not permitted for intercontinental flights to/from the United States. 
  • The maximum stay allowed is 12 months. 
  • There are no discounts for children (from 2 to 11 years old) on national, international and intercontinental flights. 
  • Infants (0-2 years old) can occupy a seat as long as they travel with an approved car seat, in this case the 100% Light rate applies and no further discounts are applicable. 
  • The carriage of the pushchair is free of charge. 
  •  The Light fare does not allow the choice or change of the seat which is automatically assigned. In case of travel with children under the age of 12, if the system fails to automatically assign the child's seat next to at least one of the adults in the booking, free change is allowed. The request can be made directly at the check-in desk at the departure airport and is allowed for only one of the accompanying adults. 
  • Seat changes are available for a fee on alitalia.com during online check-in and in the 'My flights' section.  The rates applied for seat changes are available here
  • The price indicated is subject to change and refers to the time of purchase of the seat choice/change service. 
  • With the Light fare it is possible to check-in in the following ways:
    • online on ITA-Airways.com 
    • via the app ITA Airways
    • fast check-in stations if available at the airport
    • In the remaining cases, passengers can check-in at the airport desks.
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