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Can children fly alone on Etihad?
Children from five to 11 years of age travelling alone will require an adult fare and will be supervised by an Etihad Airways staff member during the flight. For an additional fee, parents and guardians can also request unaccompanied minor service for children who are older than 12 and younger than 18 years of age.
How old do you have to be to fly alone Etihad?
Below (but not yet) 5: Cannot travel alone. Must be accompanied by a passenger age 18 and above. 5 and up to (but not yet) 12: Can travel alone with the Unaccompanied Minor service. Adult fare must be paid.
How do you send an unaccompanied minor?
If you intend to send an unaccompanied minor by plane, you will be required to fill out a form detailing the child’s name, age, and other relevant information. Upon arrival, your child will be escorted from the aircraft by an airline representative and released to the responsible adult named by you prior to departure.
Can a 16 year old travel alone Etihad?
Unaccompanied children Chaperone services are offered for children who are: travelling alone aged between 5 and 11 years (not yet 12) between 12 and 16 years where the parent has requested the service.
What age is an unaccompanied minor for international flights?
Children above the age of 12 years are entitled to travel alone, however if your child is under 12 years of age he/she needs to be accompanied by another passenger whose age is at least 16 years old.
Can an unaccompanied minor fly?
Children 5 to 14 years old must travel as unaccompanied minors when not traveling with a person at least 15 years old. Children 15 and older may request and pay for the unaccompanied minor service. Unaccompanied minors are accepted only on direct flights that do not require a change of aircraft or flight number.
Can a 16 year old fly alone internationally?
Kids must be five or older to fly alone. Children under five may only fly when accompanied by an adult. For international flights, all unaccompanied minors should be prepared to provide a signed letter of consent from their parent or guardian.
What is the unaccompanied minor service?
Unaccompanied Minor Service is the special service which airlines provide for unaccompanied minors. This service is commonly abbreviated to ‘UMS’. The quality of the service may vary depending on the airline, and the staff delivering the service.
What documents do unaccompanied minors need to fly?
Check-in and required documents
- A birth certificate or passport as proof of the child’s age.
- The adult’s government-issued photo ID with their current address.
- Your phone number so we can contact you.
- The name, address and phone number of the adult meeting your child at their destination.
Can a 14 year old fly alone internationally?
Most airlines consider kids between 5 and 14 years of age to be “unaccompanied minors.” Depending on the airline, certain rules apply. For international flights, all unaccompanied minors should be prepared to provide a signed letter of consent from their parent or guardian.
What airline has the cheapest unaccompanied minor fee?
Alaska has the cheapest unaccompanied-minor fees, charging $25 each way for nonstop or direct flights and $50 for connecting flights. Southwest charges $50 each way; Frontier, JetBlue and Spirit charge $100 each way; and American, Delta, United and US Airways charge $150 each way.
How old do you have to be to be an unaccompanied minor on Etihad?
Children aged between 5 and 11 years old are considered to be Unaccompanied Minors (UM). Our Unaccompanied Minor service is free for children aged 5 to 11 as long as they are booked on an adult fare, and the service has been pre-booked before arriving at the airport.
How old do you have to be to go on an Etihad flight?
An Unaccompanied Minor form must be completed in full prior to travel on Etihad Airways operated flights. At least one copy of the completed and signed Unaccompanied Minor form must be taken to the airport on the day of departure. Young Passengers (YP) between the ages of 12 and 17 are able to travel unaccompanied.
How old do you have to be to fly alone as an unaccompanied minor?
We’ll take extra care of children flying alone to make sure they have a safe and happy journey – with total peace of mind for parents too. Our Unaccompanied Minor service is available for children aged 5 to 17 years old. Before you can request the service, the first thing you need to do is book your child’s flight.
How to request medical assistance on Etihad Airways?
It cost AED1500 per visit in Abu Dhabi or AED2000 per visit in Al Ain, Dubai and locations outside of Abu Dhabi. Call +971 600 555666 to book or email a MEDA Pre-flight Assessment Form to [email protected] Get in touch to let us know what you need or request assistance when you book your flight.