Families with minors and newborns must abide by some rules during the flight and during boarding and disembarking.
Newborns under 2 years of age (infants)
International regulations state that the infant, on board the aircraft, must travel in the arms of an adult. For this reason, infants can benefit from lower fares than adults’, and from a special luggage allowance, which allows transport of the infant bag for free (check with your airline). Generally, one adult can accompany only one infant. If an adult is travelling with two infants, some airlines assign a reserved seat to one of them. For further details, please see your airline website.
All restrooms are equipped with a special changing table.
From 2 to 11 years of age (children)
Children have their own seat at a reduced fare (if applicable) and the same luggage allowance as an adult.
Unaccompanied minors must always be notified to the Airline at the time of reservation. After the occurrence is notified, the assistance procedures will be activated, entailing the intervention of an airport clerk who will take care of the minor until the time of boarding (in priority with respect to other passengers) and who will put the minor into the cabin crew member’s care for the entire duration of the flight. The parent/tutor must remain at the airport until take-off. For information on travel documents for minors, see the special section on this website.
In case of pregnancy, it is always advisable to notify your state to the Airline at the time of reservation, and request the necessary documents, especially in the last four weeks of gestation. This recommendation applies also in case of high-risk or twin pregnancy and in other special conditions.