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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.

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #900 on: December 15, 2019, 11:46:07 PM »
Dangerous to use an airbag seatbelt on a carseat without the extender. Definitely against their policy.
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Can be done with extender as well.

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #901 on: December 15, 2019, 11:47:07 PM »
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Can be done with extender as well.
This is what you need to do with an airbag seatbelt, but I hard a hard time properly securing with an extender.
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #902 on: December 21, 2019, 08:20:58 PM »
I've seen lots of posts urging to get an extra seat for an infant.

What's better: no seat for a 4 month old, flying direct to Israel, or flying with a stopover and buying an extra ticket
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #903 on: December 21, 2019, 08:29:23 PM »
Imo flying direct without an extra seat is 2 cons, not one.

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #904 on: December 21, 2019, 09:02:48 PM »
Imo flying direct without an extra seat is 2 cons, not one.
Lol .so true

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #905 on: December 22, 2019, 06:59:16 AM »
I've seen lots of posts urging to get an extra seat for an infant.

What's better: no seat for a 4 month old, flying direct to Israel, or flying with a stopover and buying an extra ticket
If you would rather fly direct, and the airline will give you a bassinet seat, do that.

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #906 on: December 23, 2019, 03:00:39 PM »
I've seen lots of posts urging to get an extra seat for an infant.

What's better: no seat for a 4 month old, flying direct to Israel, or flying with a stopover and buying an extra ticket
with out bassinet id rather fly with a stop and extra seat,

Its that age where they sleep more than they annoy but its still really annoying to hold a baby for 10h
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #907 on: December 23, 2019, 03:43:12 PM »
I've seen lots of posts urging to get an extra seat for an infant.

What's better: no seat for a 4 month old, flying direct to Israel, or flying with a stopover and buying an extra ticket

Dan urges a seat for safety.

Otherwise if youíre able to get bassinet Iíd def recommend flying direct.

Imo flying direct without an extra seat is 2 cons, not one.

 I fly with children a lot myself & have many friends in the same situation - some who fly direct & some stopover, Iíve never heard anybody enjoy a stopover with young children more than direct besides for the savings.

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #908 on: December 23, 2019, 05:43:42 PM »
Dan urges a seat for safety.

Otherwise if youíre able to get bassinet Iíd def recommend flying direct.

 I fly with children a lot myself & have many friends in the same situation - some who fly direct & some stopover, Iíve never heard anybody enjoy a stopover with young children more than direct besides for the savings.
When dealing with two year olds and older ( not infants) I've heard people say they like stopovers since its gives the kids a chance to run around for a few minutes and when they get on the second plane it takes them time till they get bored again.

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #909 on: December 24, 2019, 02:04:26 AM »
When dealing with two year olds and older ( not infants) I've heard people say they like stopovers since its gives the kids a chance to run around for a few minutes and when they get on the second plane it takes them time till they get bored again.
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A stopover cann switch a nightmare to sweet dreams (though ny kids seem to always fell asleep just as we are landingfor the stopover

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #910 on: December 24, 2019, 11:27:29 AM »
When dealing with two year olds and older ( not infants) I've heard people say they like stopovers since its gives the kids a chance to run around for a few minutes and when they get on the second plane it takes them time till they get bored again.
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my twins love playing in lounges and turning over a very peaceful lounge at 7am when everyone is trying to relax ;D ;D
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #911 on: December 24, 2019, 12:45:23 PM »
When dealing with two year olds and older ( not infants) I've heard people say they like stopovers since its gives the kids a chance to run around for a few minutes and when they get on the second plane it takes them time till they get bored again.

OP was about a child under 2Ö Regardless Iíve heard that as well from ppl who wanted to save money - but if somebody were covering the difference theyíd sing a different tune.  Iíve yet to meet somebody who flew a stopover for the sole purpose of letting their kids let out their energy.

You canít predict what will happen with kids, Iíve had flights where they slept most of the flight & others where they slept one out of twelve. As he says -

 
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A stopover cann switch a nightmare to sweet dreams (though ny kids seem to always fell asleep just as we are landingfor the stopover


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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #912 on: December 24, 2019, 01:53:04 PM »
covering the difference theyíd sing a different tune.  Iíve yet to meet somebody who flew a stopover for the sole purpose of letting their kids let out their energy.

allow me to introduce my wife....

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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #913 on: December 24, 2019, 02:38:24 PM »
Iíve yet to meet somebody who flew a stopover for the sole purpose of letting their kids let out their energy.

im right here ;D
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Re: Flying with infant
« Reply #914 on: December 24, 2019, 03:42:36 PM »
allow me to introduce my wife....

Even with the kids falling asleep right before the stopover?!

im right here ;D

I guess we have more to discuss  ;)

Just curious how often do u guys fly a long (10+ Hour) flight with kids? Maybe youíll change me & save me some money at the same time