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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 #400 on: September 04, 2016, 03:25:38 PM »

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #401 on: September 04, 2016, 03:25:57 PM »
do any of them have bassinets?
AA doesn't.

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #402 on: September 04, 2016, 03:28:50 PM »
AA doesn't.

enough room for a carseat?

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #403 on: September 04, 2016, 03:29:13 PM »
do any of them have bassinets?
UA does but they are very small.

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #404 on: September 04, 2016, 03:29:24 PM »

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Re: Flying with infant
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Re: Flying with infant
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #407 on: September 06, 2016, 09:23:21 AM »
Assuming you bought it within the past few years in the US, I'm sure it did have the sticker and you just didn't know where it is. What kind is it, and how old?

looked all over could not find sticker.   maybe stiker fell off? Car seat is more than 5 years old. 

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #408 on: September 06, 2016, 09:25:40 AM »
What's your proof that it is?

Proof would be the sticker..

I assumed(maybe incorrectly) that if they are approved for motor vehicles than they are also approved for aviation? if true what car seat is not approved for what it was intended to used for, ie. inside cars!?

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #409 on: September 06, 2016, 09:30:54 AM »
I assumed(maybe incorrectly) that if they are approved for motor vehicles than they are also approved for aviation? if true what car seat is not approved for what it was intended to used for, ie. inside cars!?
Some are just approved for motor vehicles, not aircraft.

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #410 on: September 06, 2016, 09:53:07 AM »
My friend booked a round trip ticket for his child that was under 2 when he left JFK. On the return from TLV they made him purchase a ticket as the child became 2. He gave all the birthdate info when he booked the flight and no mention that the age miogth be a problem for the return. Any ideas how to handle this situation. Thanks

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #411 on: September 06, 2016, 10:25:59 AM »
My friend booked a round trip ticket for his child that was under 2 when he left JFK. On the return from TLV they made him purchase a ticket as the child became 2. He gave all the birthdate info when he booked the flight and no mention that the age miogth be a problem for the return. Any ideas how to handle this situation. Thanks
Which airline? Every one has a different policy.

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #412 on: September 06, 2016, 10:36:36 AM »
Which airline? Every one has a different policy.
Delta

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #413 on: September 06, 2016, 11:40:38 AM »
looked all over could not find sticker.   maybe stiker fell off? Car seat is more than 5 years old.

Maybe fell off. I think you're supposed to replace car seat already anyway. 
Some are just approved for motor vehicles, not aircraft.
really? Sounds weird.

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #414 on: September 06, 2016, 11:41:28 AM »
Maybe fell off. I think you're supposed to replace car seat already anyway.   really? Sounds weird.
Not new ones, mainly just old ones.

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #415 on: September 07, 2016, 01:29:15 AM »
I'm flying on AF with my son but he'll be returning with my in-laws, is their a special permission form that AF/any airline requires for him to return with them?
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #416 on: September 08, 2016, 03:38:37 PM »
What's DL's rule with flying domestic on award ticket with a lap infant? Same as AA that I could add infant to reservation at the check-in counter?

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #417 on: September 08, 2016, 03:56:18 PM »
What's DL's rule with flying domestic on award ticket with a lap infant? Same as AA that I could add infant to reservation at the check-in counter?
Yes.

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Re: Flying with infant
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #419 on: September 19, 2016, 01:34:57 PM »
looked all over could not find sticker.   maybe stiker fell off? Car seat is more than 5 years old. 

car seats expire, or are no longer deemed safe 6 years after they are manafactured.
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