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    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.

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #765 on: December 31, 2018, 03:28:58 PM »
Any way to know exactly how much United will charge for a lap infant on a specific points ticket? UA isn't showing the flight as available for revenue so I have no idea how much the cash ticket is, but it is available on points. Its a one-way on AC metal.

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #766 on: December 31, 2018, 04:41:29 PM »
call united?

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #767 on: January 02, 2019, 11:11:15 AM »
any suggestions on how to entertain a 20m/o that doesn't include screen time?
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #768 on: January 02, 2019, 11:40:48 AM »
any suggestions on how to entertain a 20m/o that doesn't include screen time?
Sleeping pill lol!

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #769 on: January 03, 2019, 01:03:22 PM »
So if I am flying J from NYC-LAX round trip on AA with a lap infant are there any seats I should choose that will make it more comfortable with my infant like more room to place her somewhere with car seat; are the very front seats better or may be last seats in J class?

which brings me to next question will they let me bring car seat for lap infant; because its a j ticket do they give more leeway? or it all depends on gate agent?

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #770 on: January 03, 2019, 01:11:21 PM »
So if I am flying J from NYC-LAX round trip on AA with a lap infant are there any seats I should choose that will make it more comfortable with my infant like more room to place her somewhere with car seat; are the very front seats better or may be last seats in J class?

which brings me to next question will they let me bring car seat for lap infant; because its a j ticket do they give more leeway? or it all depends on gate agent?
I flew JB they didn't and i had the 1st 2 seats, the GA and head stewardess both said that u need a separate seat to fly with car seat.

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #771 on: January 03, 2019, 05:27:35 PM »
I flew JB they didn't and i had the 1st 2 seats, the GA and head stewardess both said that u need a separate seat to fly with car seat.

Im hoping AA is different?

also which J seats are best to grab for lap infant?

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #772 on: January 03, 2019, 05:38:41 PM »
Im hoping AA is different?

also which J seats are best to grab for lap infant?
I would assume front row so u have floor space, they also didn't let me sit with my wife in the same row on the same side (we each held 1 baby)

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #773 on: January 03, 2019, 05:40:12 PM »
Im hoping AA is different?

also which J seats are best to grab for lap infant?
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #774 on: January 04, 2019, 09:15:25 AM »
I would assume front row so u have floor space, they also didn't let me sit with my wife in the same row on the same side (we each held 1 baby)
what do you mean by that you did not pick your seats beforehand?

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #775 on: January 04, 2019, 09:16:58 AM »
what do you mean by that you did not pick your seats beforehand?
there is only one extra oxygen mask per row, so only one lap baby per row

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #776 on: January 04, 2019, 09:44:51 AM »
Looks like they got their way after all!!!!

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #777 on: January 10, 2019, 08:10:49 AM »
any suggestions on how to entertain a 20m/o that doesn't include screen time?
good luck with that!!
Brought baby head phones to play music. Toys books nosh.. but nothing is guaranteed lol.

Nothing worked for me and it was one hell of a flight. Literally. I think my entire section was ready to kill me. And we really tried everything- didnít just sit and watch my kid scream like some other parents on the plane did.

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #778 on: January 10, 2019, 09:56:52 AM »
good luck with that!!
Brought baby head phones to play music. Toys books nosh.. but nothing is guaranteed lol.

Nothing worked for me and it was one hell of a flight. Literally. I think my entire section was ready to kill me. And we really tried everything- didnít just sit and watch my kid scream like some other parents on the plane did.
Sometimes that works better to calm the kids down.

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #779 on: January 10, 2019, 10:00:36 AM »
good luck with that!!
Brought baby head phones to play music. Toys books nosh.. but nothing is guaranteed lol.

Nothing worked for me and it was one hell of a flight. Literally. I think my entire section was ready to kill me. And we really tried everything- didnít just sit and watch my kid scream like some other parents on the plane did.
thanks. i bought the headband style headphones.
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