Airlines based in Europe often have nice fares when the itinerary involves a long-haul transcontinental flights and another short-haul flight within Europe.

Currently, Italian airline Alitalia is having a deal from cities in the US to London with transfers in Italy.

The Deal

  • Departure City: Boston (BOS), New York (JFK), Miami (MIA), Los Angeles (LAX)
  • Arrival City: London (LHR, LCY)
  • Travel Dates: selected dates July 2019 – August 2019, November 2019 – May 2020
  • Refund: not permitted
  • Class: Business (I)
Example Itinerary BOS-LHR
Example Itinerary JFK-LCY
Example Itinerary LAX-LCY
Example Itinerary MIA-LHR

How to Find This Deal?

This deal can be easily found using Google Flights and ITA Matrix. When using Google Flights, choose Business as cabin, enter your departure and arrival city, choose a date pair, and select Alitalia as your preferred airline.

Google Flights Search Setting

Then you can use the calendar tool to find the lowest possible price.

Google Flight Calendar Tool

Finally, choose the flights you like and book on to get the lowest price.

What is Alitalia’s Business Class Product Like?

Alitalia uses Boeing B777s and Airbus A330-200s on their long-haul flights. All these aircraft features staggered Business Class seats in a 1-2-1 configuration. Check Sam’s video below on Alitalia Business Class on B777:

Where Should I Credit This Ticket?

Alitalia is a member of Skyteam so all of the ticket can be credited to any members of the alliance. The deal tickets into I fare class so Aeromexico would get the most miles followed by Etihad and Alitalia.

Alitalia I Class Credit Information

To calculate the specific amount of miles you can get, visit where to credit website and fill in your flights.

Bottom Line

This deal is not the the best ones we have seen but still a good one for those travellers needing to get a ticket for imminent travelling. Note that although the overall fare price does not look great, more than half of the price is taxes and surcharges. The taxes varies between $300-400 and the surcharge is $1,200.

How do you think about this deal? Are you willing to buy a ticket that has reasonable base fare however with high taxes and surcharges?