Family facilities on airlines

family facilities on airlines

Airport Parking and Hotels (APH), the UK’s leading airport parking specialist, is helping families flying abroad this May Half Term to enjoy a frazzle-free flight by comparing the child-friendly facilities available on-board all the major airlines.

 

AIRLINE AGE FREE BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE BABY SEAT IN-FLIGHT COT CHILDREN MEALS TOILET FACILITIES ENTERTAINMENT
Aer Lingus Infant:

  • Aged under two years
  • Fare: £19 short-haul
  • Fare: 10% of adult fare to the USA
Cabin Allowances
Infant:

  • One bag for infant care items

Hold Allowances
Infant:

  • 10kgs baggage allowance
  • Collapsible pushchair or stroller

Child:

  • Baggage allowance is the same as adults
Yes (available for seats purchased at child fare)

NOTE:

  • Available for infants aged between six-36 months
  • Parents may bring own car-seat (maximum width 43cm and must be certified for air travel)
  • Infant seatbelts available on-board
  • Not allowed on regional flights
Yes:

  • Request in advance
Yes:

  • Request in advance

NOTE:

  • Airline will heat up bottles and food on-board
Yes:

  • Nappy changing shelves (depending on aircraft)

 

Yes
Air Canada Infant:

  • Aged under two years
  • Fare: 10% of the adult fare when on lap
  • Only one infant per adult
Cabin Allowances
Infant:

  • Collapsible stroller
  • Infant care items (10kgs allowance)

Hold Allowances
Infant:

  • Free baggage allowance
  • Collapsible pushchair or stroller
  • Booster seat (included in adult baggage allowance)

Child:

  • Baggage allowance is the same as adults
No:

  • No Booster seats, harness or belly loops

NOTE:

  • Parents may use approved child restraint (must be certified for air travel)
Yes:

  • Request in advance

NOTE:

  • Maximum weight is 12kgs
Yes:

  • Request in advance

NOTE:

  • Formula, breast milk, juice and baby food (in small containers) are permitted
Yes:

  • Nappy changing shelves (depending on aircraft)

 

Yes
Air France Infant:

  • Aged under two years
  • May travel on lap at no cost

 

Cabin Allowances
Infant:

  • Collapsible stroller (subject to space)
  • One bag for infant care items (12kgs allowance)

Hold Allowances
Infant:

  • 10kgs baggage allowance
  • Collapsible stroller
  • Car-seat

Child:

  • Baggage allowance is the same as adults
Yes (available for seats purchased at child fare)

NOTE:

  • Parents may bring own car-seat (must be certified for air travel)
Yes (available for seats purchased at child fare)

  • Request in advance

NOTE:

  • Maximum weight is 10kgs
  • Maximum length is 70cm
Yes:

  • Request in advance

NOTE:

  • Available only on flights two and a half hours or more
Yes:

  • Nappy changing shelves (depending on aircraft)

 

Yes

Extras:

  • A set of gifts includes brightly coloured stuffed animals and toys (free of charge)
Child:

  • Aged two-11 years
American Airlines Infant:

  • Aged under two years
  • Fare: 10% of the adult fare when on lap
Cabin Allowances
Infant:

  • One nappy bag
  • Collapsible stroller or child carrier

Hold Allowances
Infant:

  • 23kgs baggage allowance
  • Pushchair
  • Car-seat

Child:

  • Baggage allowance is the same as adults
Yes (available for seats purchased at child fare)

NOTE:

  • Parents may bring own seat (maximum weight 18kgs and must be certified for air travel)
  • Notify airline of use advance
  • No child restraints or harness
Yes

NOTE:

  • Maximum weight is 15.8kgs
  • Cannot request in advance
  • Available on a first-come first served basis
No

NOTE:

  • No infant meals available
  • Bottles, breast milk and juice can be brought in the cabin
  • Breast feeding is allowed
  • Airline will heat up bottles on-board
Yes:

  • Nappy changing shelves (depending on aircraft)

 

Yes
Child:

  • Aged two-11 years
  • Fare: 75% of adult fare

NOTE:

  • Must have one seat at child fare if travelling with two children regardless of age
Atlantic Airways Infant:

  • Aged under two years
  • Fare: 10% of the adult fare when on lap
Hold Allowances
Infant:

  • 10kgs baggage allowance
  • Stroller or pram (included in adult baggage allowance)

Child:

  • Baggage allowance is the same as adults
N/A N/A  Yes:

  • Request in advance
Yes:

  • Nappy changing shelves (depending on aircraft)
N/A
British Airways Infant:

  • Aged under two years
  • Fare: 10% of the adult fare when on lap
  • Six-23 months may have own seat at child fare
Cabin Allowances
Infant:

  • One bag for infant care items

Hold Allowances
Infant:

  • One bag
  • Collapsible pushchair
  • Car-seat

Child:

  • Baggage allowance is the same as adults
  • Collapsible pushchair
  • Car-seat
Yes:

  • Request in advance

NOTE:

  • Available on-board (subject to availability)
  • Under two years
  • Maximum weight 13kgs
Yes:

  • Request in advance
Yes:

  • Request in advance

NOTE:

  • Parents may bring own meals for infants (unopened in sealed jar) and can be warmed up on-board
  • Tinned baby food available
  • Airlines are not able to sterilise bottles or provide sterilised water on-board
Yes:

  • Nappy changing shelves (depending on aircraft)
Yes

Extras:

  • Skyflyers activity packs including crayons, colouring book, puzzles and sudokus (available on flights over two hours)
Child:

  • Aged two-11 years
Cathay Pacific Infant:

  • Aged under two years

 

Cabin Allowances
Infant:

  • One bag for infant care items
  • Collapsible stroller (subject to space)

Hold Allowances
Infant:

  • 10kgs baggage allowance
  • Collapsible pushchair
  • Car-seat

Child:

  • Baggage allowance is the same as adults
Yes (available for seats purchased at child fare)

NOTE:

  • Available for infants aged six-36 months
  • Parents may bring own child seat
  • Notify airline of use in advance
  • Child restraints are available on-board
Yes:

  • Request in advance

NOTE:

  • Maximum weight is 12kgs
  • Maximum length is 76cm
Yes:

  • Request in advance

NOTE:

  • A wide range of baby foods available on-board
Yes:

  • Nappy changing shelves (depending on aircraft)
Yes

Extras:

  • Children aged three to six are offered a fun pack containing crayons, puzzles, activity books and card games(free of charge)
Child:

  • Aged two-11 years

NOTE:

  • Must have one seat at child fare if travelling with two children regardless of age
Delta Air Lines Infant:

  • Aged under two years
  • Fare: 10% of the adult fare when on lap
  • Infant may have own seat at child fare

 

Cabin Allowances
Infant:

  • One bag for infant care items

Hold Allowances
Infant 10% fare:

  • 20kgs baggage allowance
  • Collapsible stroller or pushchair
  • Car-seat

Child:

  • Baggage allowance is the same as adults
Yes (available for seats purchased at child fare)

NOTE:

  • Parents may bring own child seat or child restraint (must be approved for air travel)
  • Notify airline of use in advance
  • No booster seats allowed
N/A Yes:

  • Request in advance
Yes:

  • Nappy changing shelves (depending on aircraft)
Yes
Child:

  • Aged two-11 years

NOTE:

  • Must have one seat at child fare if travelling with two children regardless of age
  • Limited to two infants per adult
easyJet Infant:

  • Aged under two years
  • Fare: £20 when on lap
Cabin Allowances
Infant:

  • One bag for infant care items

Hold Allowances
Infant (up to two items):

  • No baggage allowance
  • Collapsible pushchair
  • Baby buggy
  • Travel cot
  • Back carrier
  • Car-seat

Child:

  • Baggage allowance is the same as adults
Yes (available for seats purchased at child fare)

NOTE:

  • Parents may bring own child seat (must be approved for air travel)
  • Parents may bring CARES restraints (must be airline approved, for children aged between one and four and weighing between 10kg-20kgs)
  • Notify airline of use in advance
No No

NOTE:

  • Parents may take baby food, baby milk and sterilised water on-board
  • Airline will supply hot water to heat food and milk
  • Snacks and drinks available to purchase
Yes

  • Nappy changing shelves (depending on aircraft)
No
Child:

  • Aged two-16 years
  • Fare: same as adult
Emirates Infant:

  • Aged under two years

 

Cabin Allowances
Infant:

  • One bag for infant care items (5kgs allowance)
  • Collapsible stroller or carry cot (subject to space)

Hold Allowances
Infant:

  • 10kgs baggage allowance
  • Collapsible pushchair
  • Car-seat

Child:

  • Baggage allowance is the same as adults
Yes (available for seats purchased at child fare)

NOTE:

  • Parents may bring own child seat or JAA child restraint (must be approved for air travel)
  • Notify airline of use in advance
Yes:

  • Request in advance

NOTE:

  • Maximum weight is 11kgs
  • Maximum length is 74cm
Yes:

  • Request in advance

NOTE:

  • Airline will heat up milk and meals on-board
Yes:

  • Nappy changing shelves (depending on aircraft)
Yes

Extras:

  • If flying on birthday Emirates will provide a birthday cake if notified in advance
Child:

  • Aged two-11 years
Etihad Infant:

  • Aged under two years

 

Hold Allowances
Infant:

  • 30kgs baggage allowance
  • Car-seat

Child:

  • Baggage allowance is the same as adults
Yes (available for seats purchased at child fare)

NOTE:

  • Available for infants aged six-36 months
  • Parents may bring own child seat (must be approved for air travel)
  • Notify airline of use in advance
Yes:

  • Request in advance

NOTE:

  • Maximum weight is 10kgs
  • Maximum age is 10 months
Yes:

  • Request in advance

NOTE:

  • Airline will heat up milk on-board
Yes:

  • Nappy changing shelves (depending on aircraft)
Yes

Extras:

  • Soft toys and games available (free of charge)
Iberia Infant:

  • Aged under two years
  • Fare: 10% of adult fare
  • Infant may have own seat at child fare
Hold Allowances
Infant:

  • Same allowance as accompanying adult
  • Collapsible pushchair

Child:

  • Baggage allowance is the same as adults
Yes (available for seats purchased at child fare)

NOTE:

  • Parents may bring own child seat (must be approved for air travel)
  • Notify airline of use in advance
Yes:

  • Request in advance

NOTE:

  • Maximum weight is 11kgs
  • Maximum age is eight months
Yes:

  • Request in advance

NOTE:

  • Parents may bring own milk or juice
Yes

  • Nappy changing shelves (depending on aircraft)
Yes
Child:

  • Aged two-12 years
  • Fare: 50% of adult fare on domestic flights
  • International percentage will vary depending on destination
Japan Airlines Infant:

  • Aged under two years
  • 10% of adult fare
  • Infant may have own seat at child fare
Cabin Allowances
Infant:

  • One bag for infant care items
  • Collapsible stroller (subject to space)

Hold Allowances
Infant:

  • One bag same weight as accompanying adult
  • Collapsible pushchair
  • Child carrier
  • Car-seat

Child:

  • Baggage allowance is the same as adults
N/A Yes (available for seats purchased at child fare)

  • Request in advance

NOTE:

  • Maximum weight is 10.5kgs
  • Maximum length is 77cm
Yes:

  • Request in advance
Yes:

  • Nappy changing shelves (depending on aircraft)
Yes

Extras:

  • JAL original giveaway item
  • Picture books can be borrowed
Child:

  • Aged two-11 years
  • 75% of adult fare

NOTE:

  • Must have one seat at child fare if travelling with two children regardless of age
KLM Infant:

  • Aged under two years
  • May travel on lap at no cost
  • Infant may have own seat at child fare
Cabin Allowances
Infant:

  • One bag for infant care items(12kgs allowance)
  • Collapsible stroller (subject to space)

Hold Allowances
Infant:

  • 10kgs baggage allowance
  • Collapsible pushchair
  • Car seat

Child:

  • Baggage allowance is the same as adults
Yes (available for seats purchased at child fare)

NOTE:

  • Parents may bring own child seat (must be approved for air travel and maximum width 45cm)
  • Notify airline of use in advance
Yes:

  • Request in advance

NOTE:

  • Maximum weight is 10kgs
  • Maximum length is 65cm
Yes

NOTE:

  • Do not need to order upfront
Yes

  • Nappy changing shelves (depending on aircraft)
Yes

Extras:

  • Activity packs including stationary, puzzles, colouring books and a range of baby items available on-board (free of charge)
Child:

  • Aged two-11 years

NOTE:

  • Must have one seat at child fare if travelling with two children regardless of age
  • Fare: Discounts may apply
Lufthansa Infant:

  • Aged under two years

 

Cabin Allowances
Infant:

  • One bag for infant care items

Hold Allowances
Infant:

  • 23kgs baggage allowance
  • Collapsible pushchair

Child:

  • Baggage allowance is the same as adults
No

NOTE:

  • Parents may bring own child restraint
Yes:

  • Request in advance

NOTE:

  • Maximum weight is 14kgs
  • Maximum length is 83cm
Yes:

  • Request in advance

NOTE:

  • Baby food available
  • Airline will heat up food and bottles on-board
Yes:

  • Nappy changing shelves (depending on aircraft)
Yes

Extras:

  • Sketchbooks, crayons and card games available on-board (free of charge)
Child:

  • Aged two-11 years
Monarch Airlines Infant:

  • Aged under two years

 

Hold Allowances
Infant:

  • 10kgs baggage allowance
  • Pushchair
  • Pram
  • Car-seat
  • Travel cot (part of 10kgs allowance)

Child:

  • Baggage allowance is the same as adults
Yes

NOTE:

  • Available for infants aged six-36 months
  • Parents may bring own child seat (must be certified for air travel)
  • Monarch are unable to approve prior to flight and may refuse permission to use
N/A Yes:

  • Request in advance

NOTE:

  • Parents may bring baby food and bottle for infants
  • Airline will supply hot water to heat food and bottles
Yes:

  • Nappy changing shelves (depending on aircraft)
Yes
Child:

  • Aged two-15 years
Qantas Group Infant:

  • Aged under two years
  • Only one infant per adult

 

Cabin Allowances
Infant:

  • One bag for infant care items

Hold Allowances
Infant: (up to three items)

  • 10kgs baggage allowance
  • Collapsible stroller
  • Pushchair
  • Collapsible cot
  • Bassinet
  • Car-seat
  • Baby capsule

Child:

  • Baggage allowance is the same as adults
Yes (available for seats purchased at child fare)

NOTE:

  • Parents may bring own child seat or CARES child harness restriaint (must be certified for air travel)
  • Must be approved by Qantas 25 hours before flight
Yes:

  • Request in advance

NOTE:

  • Domestic flights allows infants up to six months
  • International flights allows infants up to 18 months
Yes:

  • Request in advance

NOTE:

  • Parents may bring own meal for children under two years
  • Airline will heat up Bottles on-board
Yes:

  • Nappy changing shelves (depending on aircraft)

NOTE:

  • Limited supply of nappies and baby wipes
Yes

Extras:

  • Complimentary Kids Kit available for ages three-11 including crayons, puzzles and colouring books (free of charge)
Child:

  • Aged two-11 years
Ryan Air Infant:

  • Aged under two years
  • Only one infant per adult
  • Fare: £30 fixed fee per flight

 

Hold Allowances
Infant (fee charged per item per way):

  • No baggage allowance
  • Car-seat
  • Booster seat
  • Travel cot
  • Pushchair (free of charge)

Child:

  • Baggage allowance is the same as adults
No

NOTE:

  • No baby or car seats are allowed in the cabin
  • No extra seats may be booked for infants
No No

NOTE:

  • Airline is unable to heat up baby milk or food
  • A selection of snacks are available to purchase on-board
Yes:

  • Nappy changing shelves (depending on aircraft)
No
Child:

  • Aged two-16 years
Singapore Airlines Infant:

  • Aged under two years
  • Only one infant per adult

 

Cabin Allowances:
Infant:

  • One bag for infant care items
  • Collapsible stroller (subject to space)

Hold Allowances
Infant:

  • 10kgs baggage allowance
  • Collapsible pushchair
  • Child carrier or car-seat

Child:

  • Baggage allowance is the same as adults
Yes

NOTE:

  • Parents may bring own car-seat or FAA approved child harness (must be certified for air travel)
  • No booster seats
Yes:

  • Request in advance

NOTE:

  • Maximum weight is 14kgs
 Yes:

  • Request in advance
Yes

  • Nappy changing shelves (depending on aircraft)
Yes

Extras:

  • General baby amenities available (limited stock)
Swiss Air Infant:

  • Aged under two years

 

Cabin Allowances:
Infant:

  • Collapsible stroller (subject to space)

Hold Allowances
Infant:

  • 23kgs baggage allowance
  • Collapsible pushchair

Child:

  • Baggage allowance is the same as adults
Yes (available for seats purchased at child fare)

NOTE:

  • Parents may bring own seat (must be certified for air travel)
Yes

NOTE:

  • Maximum age is eight months
Yes:

  • Request in advance
Yes:

  • Nappy changing shelves (depending on aircraft)
Yes

Extras:

  • Games including puzzles
Child:

  • Aged two-11 years
Thai Airways Infant:

  • Aged under two years

 

Cabin Allowances
Infant:

  • One bag for infant care items

Hold Allowances
Infant:

  • 10kgs baggage allowance
  • Collapsible pushchair or child carrier

Child:

  • Baggage allowance is the same as adults
Yes (available for seats purchased at child fare)

NOTE:
Parents may bring own seat (must be certified for air travel)

Yes:

  • Request in advance

NOTE:

  • Maximum weight is 10kgs
  • Maximum age is six months
Yes Yes:

  • Nappy changing shelves (depending on aircraft)
Yes
Child:

  • Aged two-11 years
Virgin Atlantic Infant:

  • Aged under two years

 

Cabin Allowances
Infant:

  • One bag for infant care items (6kgs allowance)

Hold Allowances
Infant:

  • 23kgs baggage allowance
  • Collapsible pushchair
  • Bassinet or car-seat

Child:

  • Baggage allowance is the same as adults
Yes (available for seats purchased at child fare)

NOTE:

  • Seats available on-board (maximum weight of child-20kgs and maximum height 100cm)
Yes:

  • Request in advance
Yes

  • Request in advance

NOTE:

  • Airline will supply hot water to heat food and bottles on-board
Yes:

  • Nappy changing shelves (depending on aircraft)
Yes

Extras:

  • Complimentary Backpack including a book, baseball cap, magazine, digital watch, sweets and a colouring pen (free of charge)
Child (aged two-11 years)

APH makes every effort to ensure that the information provided is accurate at the time of collection and publishing but it is provided without any kind of warranty. APH accepts no liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of the information.

 

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