Dakar, Senegal: €1,099 ITA Airways Lie-Flat Business Class from Italy

Luftaufnahme Dakar Senegal

SkyTeam member ITA Airways has started sending its Airbus A321LR to Dakar, Senegal. These are equipped with lie-flat-seats in their business class section. The airline currently sells tickets for these flights for as little as €1,099 nonstop from Rome. Adding a feeder from other Italian airports increases the price by roughly €100.

You can fly for less than €1,250 from the following airports:

Our availability calendar highlights all possible flight dates at the lowest price for trips up to 28 days from Milan and Rome. It will forward you to ITA Airways with your selected flight dates. You can also check what OTAs have to offer, as they sell these tickets up to €50 cheaper.

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All itineraries require a change of planes in Rome. The first flight to Italy is operated by Airbus A320 family planes, with an empty seat, free food and beverages constitute your business class privileges. Flights between Rome and Dakar are Airbus A321LR services, with lie-flat seats in a 1-1 seating arrangement.

Search & Book

According to the fare rules, tickets are on sale until July 16, 2024 for departures before December 15, 2024. There is no minimum stay or maximum stay required to get the cheapest fare.

Google Flights helps you find additional flight dates or origins. While you can save a little money when booking via online travel agencies, we recommend purchasing premium tickets directly from the airline.

Why is booking with an airline better than with an online travel agency?

More often than not, online travel agencies offer lower fares than airlines do. We still recommend booking with the airlines directly. There are two main reasons for that:

Better Customer Service
In case any problems like delays, cancellations or missed connections arise, you can communicate directly with the airline. The airline has to take care of you because you have a contract with them.

If a travel agency issues your ticket, you may have to reach out to them first. You also depend on your OTA to forward information like flight changes instead of receiving them directly from the airline. In many cases, you may get a prime exhibition of responsibility shifting rather than problem-solving.

This especially applies to premium tickets. You don’t want to spend more than €1,000 to wind up with some budget OTA’s telephone hotline in case anything goes wrong.

Baggage and Other Fees
Economy fares not including hold luggage are industry standard by now. In most cases, travel agencies charge much higher baggage fees than the airlines themselves. If bags are not included in your fare, airlines are often the cheaper alternative.

This also applies to other things like food services, insurances or priority treatment. In almost all cases, you pay less for additional amenities when booking on the airlines’ website.

Miles & Points

ITA Airways issues these tickets in booking class I. The nonstop from Rome earns the following miles and points:

  • 15,300 Miles on ITA Volare
  • 10,252 Award Miles + 150 Tier Points on Virgin Atlantic Flying Club
  • 7,690 Miles on Korean Air Skypass
  • 7,690 RDM + 1,026 MQD on Delta SkyMiles
  • 7,690 Miles on MEA Cedar Miles
  • 6,408 Award Miles + 48 XP on Flying Blue
  • 6,408 Miles on Air Europa Suma
  • 6,152 Miles on Aeromexico Club Premier
Data provided by miles.travel-dealz.com. Without guarantee on correctness.

Destination

Information & Tips for Senegal

Senegal, located on the west coast of Africa, is a country known for its rich history, vibrant culture, and diverse landscapes, making it an intriguing destination for travellers. Whether exploring historic sites in Dakar, enjoying the rhythms of Senegalese music, or experiencing the diversity of the landscape, visitors to Senegal are likely to find a unique and enriching experience.

Dance

Traditional dances like the Sabar dance are an integral part of Senegalese culture.

Senegal River

The Senegal River, which forms part of the border with Mauritania, is a vital watercourse and contributes to the country’s agriculture and livelihoods.

Religion

Islam is the predominant religion in Senegal, with a significant Sufi Muslim population.

Visa Requirements

Visitors to Senegal typically require a visa. However, citizens of certain countries may be exempt or eligible for a visa on arrival. It’s essential to check the specific visa requirements with the Senegalese embassy or consulate in your home country.

Best Time to Visit

The dry season, from November to April, is generally considered the best time to visit Senegal when the weather is more predictable and suitable for travel.

Transportation

Senegal has a network of roads and domestic flights connecting major cities. Dakar’s Blaise Diagne International Airport serves as a major gateway.

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