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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:
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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.

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #60 on: November 18, 2013, 08:58:18 AM »
Thanks

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There was some trick with BA when flying AA to only attach the infant at the airport. Do i remember right? or should I just attach when booking with ba for extra points

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #61 on: November 18, 2013, 09:01:06 AM »
Found it hope this is still the case
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If you have a lap child and are flying within the US or Canada do not mention them when booking a ticket on BA.com.  You can add them for free at the airport. There may be some small fees for Canada travel but you’ll be better off dealing with it at the airport than booking it on BA.com.

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #62 on: November 18, 2013, 09:04:12 AM »
Is that also for int'l trips?
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Re: Flying with infant
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #64 on: November 18, 2013, 09:05:16 AM »
Is that also for int'l trips?
No only US and canada

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #65 on: December 12, 2013, 09:29:37 PM »
I am trying to book a vacation package on Priceline but I don't want to pay for 2yr old thru them since it doubles (they count as another person) can I call airline and add afterwards?

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #66 on: December 14, 2013, 11:57:31 PM »
im flying jetblue next month and my daughter will only be 2 a week after I fly
I bought her a seat
doesnyone know if she needs a car seat on the plane or can she just sit normally

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #67 on: December 15, 2013, 09:29:12 AM »

im flying jetblue next month and my daughter will only be 2 a week after I fly
I bought her a seat
doesnyone know if she needs a car seat on the plane or can she just sit normally
can sit normally

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #68 on: December 15, 2013, 11:39:26 AM »
Lol, dunno about your kid but I'd use a carseat for Rafi no doubt.

Would take him all of 5 seconds to open an airplane seatbelt.  Besides he's much more apt to sleep in a carseat.
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #69 on: December 15, 2013, 12:22:46 PM »
im not worried about her falling asleep
its only to orlando
also she is in a bigger car seat so it is a pain to schlep it on the plane- bad enough im bringing it for the rental car

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #70 on: December 15, 2013, 12:27:11 PM »
im not worried about her falling asleep
its only to orlando
also she is in a bigger car seat so it is a pain to schlep it on the plane- bad enough im bringing it for the rental car
So buy a Scenara.

Rafi was opening airplane buckles at 12 months old, there's just no way he would stay still in a seat.  But only you know your kid.
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #71 on: January 14, 2014, 10:07:19 PM »
Dan, if I am flying with an infant on my lap on an award ticket booked through ba, but I am on an aa flight-domestic, can I still add my baby at the airport for free? I am nervous to get there and run into problems at the airport. Please let me know!

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #72 on: January 14, 2014, 10:47:47 PM »
I booked domestic tickets with SW and AA via Alaskan and no option of adding an infant. Going in 2 wks what do I do now?

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #73 on: January 16, 2014, 08:57:36 PM »
I booked domestic tickets with SW and AA via Alaskan and no option of adding an infant. Going in 2 wks what do I do now?

Anyone can help me with this?

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #74 on: January 16, 2014, 08:58:31 PM »
Just add at the airport
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