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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 #825 on: June 13, 2019, 12:04:09 PM »
So only need to call the airlines to add the infant, and then to show up at the airport .. ok thanks !!

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #826 on: June 13, 2019, 12:16:10 PM »
Thanks

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #827 on: June 24, 2019, 08:56:16 AM »
I bought my 1.5yo a seat flying elal booked with Qantas
We are bringing his car seat for him to sit in, however there are no window seats available

From what I know a car seat must be in a window seat for safety reasons, any idea if this can cause us issues? Is it worth calling to have them somehow put us in a Windows seat or is it a waste if time?

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #828 on: June 24, 2019, 12:17:13 PM »
I bought my 1.5yo a seat flying elal booked with Qantas
We are bringing his car seat for him to sit in, however there are no window seats available

From what I know a car seat must be in a window seat for safety reasons, any idea if this can cause us issues? Is it worth calling to have them somehow put us in a Windows seat or is it a waste if time?
try switching seats on the plane
 i have never had any problems
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #829 on: June 24, 2019, 12:30:34 PM »
I bought my 1.5yo a seat flying elal booked with Qantas
We are bringing his car seat for him to sit in, however there are no window seats available

From what I know a car seat must be in a window seat for safety reasons, any idea if this can cause us issues? Is it worth calling to have them somehow put us in a Windows seat or is it a waste if time?
There might be some seats blocked. Try calling Elal (or Whatsapp in Hebrew). Was your infant booked as infant or child?

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #830 on: June 24, 2019, 12:47:57 PM »
There might be some seats blocked. Try calling Elal (or Whatsapp in Hebrew). Was your infant booked as infant or child?

Booked as a child with his own seat. There are many blocked seats so I sent them WhatsApp to put us in those.

Interestingly, I found on elal website that car seats are allowed in the middle seats of the middle section

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #831 on: June 24, 2019, 12:53:06 PM »
Booked as a child with his own seat. There are many blocked seats so I sent them WhatsApp to put us in those.

Interestingly, I found on elal website that car seats are allowed in the middle seats of the middle section
because there is aisle access from both sides the reason they require the window is in case of emergency the car seat shouldn't block u from getting out.
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #832 on: June 24, 2019, 12:53:57 PM »
Booked as a child with his own seat. There are many blocked seats so I sent them WhatsApp to put us in those.

Interestingly, I found on elal website that car seats are allowed in the middle seats of the middle section

Whats your flight & date?

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #833 on: June 24, 2019, 05:20:06 PM »
because there is aisle access from both sides the reason they require the window is in case of emergency the car seat shouldn't block u from getting out.

Yes makes sense, just never saw it spelled out until now
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #834 on: July 28, 2019, 12:55:10 PM »
Flying on United with infant, has his own seat.
Looking to check a stroller (in a box) at check-in, and check another one at the gate.
Any one have any experience? Twitter agents still haven't gotten back to me  :(

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #835 on: July 28, 2019, 01:01:51 PM »
Flying on United with infant, has his own seat.
Looking to check a stroller (in a box) at check-in, and check another one at the gate.
Any one have any experience? Twitter agents still haven't gotten back to me  :(
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #836 on: July 28, 2019, 02:26:11 PM »
It's fine.
I forgot to mention that they're both full size..
Hope it works out in our case as well!  ;D

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #837 on: July 30, 2019, 10:34:08 AM »
I booked an under 2 year old a business class seat on Elal with Qantas (will be 20 - 21 months old at time of flying).  Not sure they allow car seats in those seats, but if they do, should I bring it or rather just lay the seat down flat and put baby to sleep in it like a bed/crib?  It's the night flight so I'm hoping the kid will sleep a good portion of it.

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #838 on: July 30, 2019, 10:54:06 AM »
Will JetBlue allow a doona in the window seat?

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #839 on: July 30, 2019, 11:18:07 AM »
I booked an under 2 year old a business class seat on Elal with Qantas (will be 20 - 21 months old at time of flying).  Not sure they allow car seats in those seats, but if they do, should I bring it or rather just lay the seat down flat and put baby to sleep in it like a bed/crib?  It's the night flight so I'm hoping the kid will sleep a good portion of it.

If it's on the 787, then the Business class seats aren't wide enough for a car seat...