Do I need to reserve a seat for my infant?
Children under 2 years (24 months), may not occupy their own seat. Lap children can only be held by passengers who are at least 18 years of age or the infant's legal guardian.
Will I pay for my infant to travel domestically?
Contact Alitalia directly for more information.
Will I pay for my infant to travel internationally?
Yes, a child under 2 years old (24 months) is usually charged 10% of an adult fare plus taxes, even if the infant will be on the lap of another passenger for the flight.
What types of child restraint devices are allowed?
US FMVSS #213
Federal Aviation Authorities (FAA)
|Manufactured after 26 February 1985; red sticker bearing text "This restraint is certified for use in Motor Vehicles and Aircraft" and “This child restraint system conforms to all applicable Federal motor vehicle safety standards.”
Manufactured before 1985; it must state “This child restraint system conforms to all applicable Federal motor vehicle safety standards.”
Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA)
United Nations ECE R 44-03 (or later versions)
If your device does not have the labels noted above, you will not be allowed to use it during take-off, landing, and surface movements. This includes booster seats and other types of harnesses.
What infant amenities are available on the aircraft I'll be flying (ie. Bassinets)?
All Alitalia aircrafts are equipped with baby bassinets on all classes with relative support on partitions plus changing tables in the lavatories. Baby and/or Infant food is available on request during reservation free of charge. Please contact Alitalia for more information.
Can I sit in the Exit Row with my infant?
Lap children and infant seats are not allowed in Exit Rows.