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PREPARE THE NECESSARY DOCUMENTS TO TRAVEL ALL OVER THE WORLD: ITALY, EUROPE, NON-EU COUNTRIES, USA AND OTHER DESTINATIONS.
ITALY, EUROPE AND NON-EU COUNTRIES
ID card, passport and visa: all the documents you'll need to fly within Italy, Europe or non-EU countries.
Find out more about DOCUMENTS FOR ITALY, EUROPE AND NON-EU COUNTRIES
USA AND OTHER DESTINATIONS
Are you ready to leave for the USA or another destination?
Learn about all the mandatory procedures, consult and request all the necessary documents in time.
Learn more about DOCUMENTS FOR THE USA AND OTHER DESTINATIONS
CALL 0871 424 1424 AT LEAST 48 HOURS BEFORE DEPARTURE TO REQUEST APPROPRIATE ASSISTANCE ACCORDING TO YOUR NEEDS.
- from UK call number 0871 424 1424 (Mon-Fri 8:00-22:00, Sat and Sun 8.30-21:30. Calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras)
- from Italy call number (+39) 06 65640
- from other countries contact the Customer Relations Office nearest you
MEDIF AND FREMEC
If you need a doctor's permission for air travel, ask your doctor to complete the Medical Information Form (MEDIF) not more than seven days before your travel date.
Passengers who suffer from chronic diseases or have physical disabilities may also show a FREMEC (Frequent Traveler Medical Card).
WHEELCHAIRS AND OTHER ASSISTIVE DEVICES
When booking your flight, inform the airline of your need to travel with an electric or fold-up wheelchair or a walking support. You can transport free of charge up to two mobility devices (e.g. wheelchair and walker), as checked baggage in the hold.
For all the details read here.
PASSENGERS WITH REDUCED MOBILITY
Alitalia aircraft are equipped with movable aisle armrests to facilitate movement between the wheelchair and the seat. All aircraft of the Alitalia fleet are equipped with wheelchairs on board to assist PRMs. Aircraft of Alitalia partner airlines may not be equipped with wheelchairs on board verify it at the time of booking. For Carer’s travelling with reduced mobility passenger priority will be given for them to sit next to each other. No discount is available for Carer’s.
If you need to travel on a stretcher, you can request this special service when you book your flight tickets.
BLIND AND VISUALLY-IMPAIRED PASSENGERS
A Safety Briefing Card is available for blind and visually-impaired passengers on medium-haul Airbus aircraft.
GUIDE OR ASSISTANCE DOGS
When you book your flight, please mention your need to travel with a guide or assistance dog. Guide and assistance dogs travel free of charge and are not subject to weight limitations.
We recommend that the dog remains leashed at all times and that you hold a muzzle (to be used only if needed, at the request of the captain).
Please also note that in some countries special regulations apply to the entry of animals and we would recommend that you check the regulations in advance.
OTHER SERVICES FOR HEALTHY TRAVEL
Find out about the other special assistance services:
- Oxygen therapy for passengers with heart, lung or respiratory conditions
- Transporting syringes on board: you will need to provide specific documentation and ask for special authorization from the airline when you book your flight
ARE YOU ABOUT TO BE A MOM?
CONSULT YOUR OB/GYN BEFORE DEPARTURE AND MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ALL THE NECESSARY DOCUMENTS.
Before embarking on your trip, have your attending physician complete, sign and stamp the Medical Information Form (MEDIF) not more than seven days prior to your departure date.
You will need a MEDIF if:
- You are in the last four weeks of your pregnancy
- You have medical complications related to your pregnancy
- You are having twins
From the start of your ninth month of pregnancy, request a certificate from your doctor that includes your due date.
For more information and/or reservations, contact the Special Assistance services.
It is inadvisable to travel seven days prior to and seven days after giving birth and if there is a risk of a premature birth or other complications. If you are traveling with a companion (recommended after the 28th week), request that he/she be seated next to you to assist you throughout your trip.
In flight, do not over-tighten the seat belt and keep it fastened higher than usual.
Promote blood circulation: wear support stockings and massage your legs from time to time. If possible, choose an aisle seat so that you are free to move around. During the flight, drink plenty of water and avoid carbonated beverages.
FIND OUT ABOUT THE DOCUMENTS YOU'LL NEED AND OUR SERVICES FOR UNACCOMPANIED MINORS AND CHILDREN UP TO 15 YEARS OF AGE.
DOCUMENTS FOR MINORS
Make sure you have all the necessary documents required by Italian law and by the law of the country the child is traveling to.
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FROM 0 TO 12 YEARS
Celebrate your child's first flight with our "First Flight" program.
In addition to special fares, we offer special services for our young passengers.
Find out everything you need to know about lounges, on-board bassinets, special meals, use of strollers and the possibility of booking a seat for children up to two years old.
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- For passengers under 14 years of age (on domestic flights) and under 15 years of age (on international flights) traveling alone or accompanied by another minor or by an adult in a different seating class, we provide a special "Unaccompanied Minor" service
- Underage passengers traveling alone who are over the age for using the mandatory Unaccompanied Minor service can request the new "Voluntary Unaccompanied Minor" service