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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #700 on: July 02, 2018, 04:32:05 PM »
I'm not sure where to post this and would appreciate if someone could direct me.

I booked tickets for my bro and sil using the UR portal. Alitalia TLV-JFK stopover in Rome. SIL called Alitalia to add their lap child. She was told that the baby was added but that she had to call the booking agent to pay for it.

I just got off the phone with Chase UR. They were on the phone with Alitalia for about 1/2 hour. Airline claims there is no such passenger (baby) and that they are maxed out with lap children (not enough life vests). Claim we'd have to rebook and pay all the fees.UR very helpful and will work on getting us a refund. Problem is, with prayer times and various other arrangements, this was the ONLY flight that worked within budget.

Any experience with this? Is there any way we'll be able to have baby added? TIA

UPDATE:
After 15+ hours on phone with both Chase and Alitalia, Chase picked up the tab and rebooked on AirFrance. Luckily for us- one segment of the original tix were business class (cheaper than economy). Chase rebooked as business. AirFrance was lie flat and a much better flight!

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #701 on: July 02, 2018, 05:02:07 PM »
Great!

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #702 on: July 02, 2018, 05:41:58 PM »
UPDATE:
After 15+ hours on phone with both Chase and Alitalia, Chase picked up the tab and rebooked on AirFrance. Luckily for us- one segment of the original tix were business class (cheaper than economy). Chase rebooked as business. AirFrance was lie flat and a much better flight!
Nice!

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #703 on: July 02, 2018, 08:06:52 PM »
UPDATE:
After 15+ hours on phone with both Chase and Alitalia, Chase picked up the tab and rebooked on AirFrance. Luckily for us- one segment of the original tix were business class (cheaper than economy). Chase rebooked as business. AirFrance was lie flat and a much better flight!
I'd definitely call that a win
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #704 on: July 03, 2018, 07:29:20 AM »
UPDATE:
After 15+ hours on phone with both Chase and Alitalia, Chase picked up the tab and rebooked on AirFrance. Luckily for us- one segment of the original tix were business class (cheaper than economy). Chase rebooked as business. AirFrance was lie flat and a much better flight!
very happy for you! I was almost jealous that I "only" got them to make an exception (or magically disappear the tenth infant), but then again it took me only an hour on the phone, so I guess that makes up for the time in business class!

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #705 on: July 04, 2018, 01:50:56 PM »
whats the baggage allowance for a lap infant on elal tlv-ewr?

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #706 on: July 04, 2018, 02:00:15 PM »
whats the baggage allowance for a lap infant on elal tlv-ewr?
10kg checked baggage

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #707 on: July 04, 2018, 02:00:59 PM »
whats the baggage allowance for a lap infant on elal tlv-ewr?
10kg/22lbs

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #708 on: July 05, 2018, 01:44:10 PM »
10kg checked baggage
DO other airlines direct tlv- ewr  have diff allowances?

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #709 on: July 07, 2018, 10:59:28 PM »
hi, does anyone know if this carseat is FFA approuved ?

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00O8RRFZ4/?tag=cl03f-20&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER

and if yes any advice ? (it's my first time with a carseat)

also i will buy this : https://www.amazon.com/dp/B004B9V1R2/?tag=cl03f-20&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #710 on: July 08, 2018, 06:01:43 AM »
Anyone fly OS 767 J w a car seat? Do they let you use it for takeoff and landing

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #711 on: July 08, 2018, 07:20:20 AM »
heard that alitalia can make prob if too many infants on flight (max 6??)
anyone ever heard of this happening?

thanks

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #712 on: July 08, 2018, 07:31:51 AM »
DO other airlines direct tlv- ewr  have diff allowances?
United allows the full 23kg/50lbs (as well as most Star Alliance carriers)

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #713 on: July 08, 2018, 07:35:08 AM »


heard that alitalia can make prob if too many infants on flight (max 10??)
anyone ever heard of this happening?

thanks

Ftfy
Yes. Scroll a bit upthread and you'll see plenty about it.

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #714 on: July 09, 2018, 01:46:50 PM »

Ftfy
Yes. Scroll a bit upthread and you'll see plenty about it.

thanks- just trying to figure out how y'all were informed that they reached the max # of infants?

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #715 on: July 09, 2018, 03:17:53 PM »
thanks- just trying to figure out how y'all were informed that they reached the max # of infants?
Ask your TA to check if the INFT shows confirmed on all segments

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #716 on: July 09, 2018, 04:20:15 PM »
thanks- just trying to figure out how y'all were informed that they reached the max # of infants?
chase called me back...
but def. make sure infant is confirmed

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #717 on: July 09, 2018, 05:40:47 PM »
Ask your TA to check if the INFT shows confirmed on all segments
just called alitalia- they confirmed bassinet for longhaul, must i still call back to confirm shorthaul (no bassinet option, but i assume its all connected in their system)

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #718 on: July 09, 2018, 06:21:36 PM »
hi, does anyone know if this carseat is FFA approuved ?

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00O8RRFZ4/?tag=cl03f-20&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER

and if yes any advice ? (it's my first time with a carseat)

also i will buy this : https://www.amazon.com/dp/B004B9V1R2/?tag=cl03f-20&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER

Anyone ?? BTW it will be JFK-TLV owith Elal ..

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #719 on: July 09, 2018, 07:01:32 PM »
just called alitalia- they confirmed bassinet for longhaul, must i still call back to confirm shorthaul (no bassinet option, but i assume its all connected in their system)
The rule about INFT limit has nothing to do with bassinets. It's applicable on both long haul and short haul.