Alitalia is the Italian national airline based in Fiumicino and based at Rome Fiumicino Airport. It is a member of the aviation alliances SkyTeam and Etihad Airways Partners. The Italian consortium CompagniaAerea Italiana holds 51 percent of the shares in Alitalia; Etihad Airways holds a 49 percent stake in SocietàAerea Italiana. Alitalia flies twice daily from Zurich to Rome and flies to several other destinations. Alitalia filed for bankruptcy in May 2017. The Italian Government has granted Alitalia loans amounting to 900 million euros; this has met with strong criticism from the Italian public.

Are you currently stuck at an airport, or are you affected by a flight delay or cancellation with Alitalia? If yes, then it is time to check if you have a compensation payment. Our free claim check shows you what you benefit from simply, quickly and without obligation.

Your rights in the event of a flight delay or cancellation with Alitalia

  • EU Regulation 261/2004/EG stipulates that passengers who are affected by a cancellation or delay are entitled to a flat-rate compensation payment of up to EUR 600 by the airline.
  • the compensation payment is independent of the ticket price paid
  • They may claim the compensation to which they are entitled retroactively for up to two years.

Tips and tricks for delays with Alitalia

  • whenever possible, have the reason for the delay confirmed in writing by the airline responsible
  • collect evidence (e.g. airline tickets, boarding passes, receipts for other expenses, photos of the current situation, etc.)
  • don’t just let yourself be «sedated» with vouchers
  • they exchange information and data with other travellers for the purpose of contacting them at a later date
  • secure your services at the appropriate airport

Current delays and flight cancellations with Alitalia

Here you can check your claim for compensation due to a delayed or cancelled flight with Alitalia and the enforcement of your rights.