Latest Airline News For Flying With Kids
South Africa- June 1st 2015
From this date, it is now a requirement for parents travelling with children ( under 18) to show the child’s full birth certificate, and where only one parent is accompanying, proof of parental or legal authority to travel with the child .
UK Security – January 2014
It is no longer a requirement for parents to test baby milk/food in front of security in the UK. However, the food/milk may be subject to further checks.
Etihad Flying Nanny- October 2013
Etihad launches its free flying nanny service on long haul flights.
Air New Zealand – February 2013
Air NZ have ‘sky couches’ in economy. Essentially 3 seats with extra space, great for toddlers or if you can’t get a bassinet.
Air Asia – February 2013
Air Asia announce a dedicated area with no infants and children under 12 allowed. Air Asia explain the detail and the additional cost.
“What is Quiet Zone?
- Quiet Zone is an exclusively reserved area between rows 7-14.
- Guests who are travelling with infant or children under 12 will not be eligible to book seats in Quiet Zone.
- Minimal noise with no disturbances.
- Strategically located right behind the Premium Seats.
- Special ambience lighting.
- Standard pick-a-seat fee of RM 35 for Economy and RM 110 for Hot Seats applies.
Who is eligible for Quiet Zone?
- Any Guests from age 13 and above and any Guests who are NOT travelling with children (age 12 and below) including infants.
Air New Zealand- November 2012
Easy Jet -November 2012
Have now started allocated seating. No more mad rush to the plane!