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    FAA Links for info on using car seats:
    September 2015 advisory -
http://www.faa.gov/documentLibrary/media/Advisory_Circular/AC_120-87C.pdf
Regulatory Requirements Regarding Accommodation of Child Restraint Systems http://www.faa.gov/other_visit/aviation_industry/airline_operators/airline_safety/info/all_infos/media/2009/info09002.pdf


Earning mileage: Infants (who don't pay for a full ticket) are not eligible to earn miles.

Luggage: Some people report that their friend or parent flew and got lucky. However, it's best to check with the Airline (on their website or calling them), BEFORE packing your suitcases. Here are some helpful links, plus a summary of baggage allowed for lap infants.
Child paying 10% of fare can check a small suitecase up to 10kg/20lb. Child paying 50%+ of adult fare can check standard baggage allowance (one full size suitcase 23kg/50lb) both are +stroller and car seat. One carry on + booster or infant seat + pump and cooler
1 chacked bag at same rate as adults first bag + 1 stroller + 1 car seat. 1 carry-on diaper bag per child is allowed + pump + milk cooler + (stroller??)
1 stroller + 1 carseat. carry on: diaper bag, pump, carry one size stroller, carseat
1 checked bag up to 50lb/23kg. 1 stroller 1 carseat. 1 carry on up to 13lb/6kg or a carry on size stroller
  • BA
1 checked bag 50lbs/23kg + two of the following: stroller,car/booster seat,travel cot,babyack carrier. 1 extra carryon bag.
  • ElAL
1 checked bag 50lb/23kg. 1 stroller or car seat. NO carry on. (its not like their makpid these days any way  :))
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Proof: Some airlines require proof of age. Rather bring along some kind of proof, and not get stuck because of an gate agent or TSA guard that had a bad day.

Infants are cute.

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #140 on: July 19, 2015, 10:25:50 AM »
If I book a seat (in business) for my child (6 months) do I need to bring a car seat for him if I plan on holding him for takeoff and landing?

+1 I have the same exact question!
Why would it be any different than economy? if you hold him while takeoff and landing I don't think it should be a problem.

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #141 on: July 19, 2015, 01:07:45 PM »
i'm flying us with infant  TLV-PHL J and officially us don't allow car-seats in J on this rout anyone know if FA usually enforce it? 
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #142 on: July 19, 2015, 01:16:37 PM »
If I book a seat (in business) for my child (6 months) do I need to bring a car seat for him if I plan on holding him for takeoff and landing?
i had my infant ( 5 month) sleeping on my J seat on my trip to israel with us air FA didn't say anything though before lending FA asked me to wake him up  YMMV every FA can cough/bark differently  ;)

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #143 on: July 19, 2015, 01:47:49 PM »
i'm flying us with infant  TLV-PHL J and officially us don't allow car-seats in J on this rout anyone know if FA usually enforce it?
If I buy a seat for a infant in J us doesn't allow to bring up car seat?
Source?

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #144 on: July 20, 2015, 08:45:03 AM »
Is flying US to Canada the same as flying domestic, in regards to infant - lap child being free ?
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #145 on: July 20, 2015, 09:01:38 AM »
Is flying US to Canada the same as flying domestic, in regards to infant - lap child being free ?
You pay taxes.

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #146 on: July 20, 2015, 10:58:10 AM »

I would pay taxes even if I add an infant on BA using %10 of miles ?
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #147 on: July 20, 2015, 10:59:49 AM »
IIRC, US to Canada you can add for free at airport or on the phone.
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #148 on: July 20, 2015, 11:03:22 AM »
IIRC, US to Canada you can add for free at airport or on the phone.
Is that free, without even paying taxes ?
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #149 on: July 20, 2015, 11:09:50 AM »
Is that free, without even paying taxes ?
No. Still have to pay tax.
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #150 on: July 20, 2015, 11:38:14 AM »
No. Still have to pay tax.
Just on the return from Canada.

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #151 on: July 21, 2015, 01:52:40 AM »
What's the best thing to use to wheel 2 car seats through the airport? (Without the kids in them)

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #152 on: July 21, 2015, 05:51:41 AM »
What's the best thing to use to wheel 2 car seats through the airport? (Without the kids in them)
buy the strap that ties them to your carry-on suitcase.

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #153 on: July 21, 2015, 02:31:43 PM »
buy the strap that ties them to your carry-on suitcase.
That will work for one, the other is a snap and go, any suggestions?

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #155 on: July 21, 2015, 03:58:40 PM »
There's a new product on the market called "Doona" it's basically a one piece snap n go, the wheels fold up under the cat seat. It's an amazing product! My wife loves it!

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #156 on: July 24, 2015, 06:43:48 PM »
Just called BA to add an infant on a ticket bought with Avios (JFK-YUL). They wanted me to pay taxes and 10% of Avios used, anyone have experience with this? Flew a couple of months ago and they only charged me the taxes, no Avios. Huca? Or is this a new thing?

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #157 on: July 24, 2015, 06:47:47 PM »
Just called BA to add an infant on a ticket bought with Avios (JFK-YUL). They wanted me to pay taxes and 10% of Avios used, anyone have experience with this? Flew a couple of months ago and they only charged me the taxes, no Avios. Huca? Or is this a new thing?
BA charges 10% avios
Call AA to add and just pay tax

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #158 on: July 24, 2015, 06:49:48 PM »
I called AA - They said I have to call BA because it's not their ticket.

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #159 on: July 26, 2015, 10:10:14 AM »
I called AA - They said I have to call BA because it's not their ticket.
You can add infant at the airport.
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