Unaccompanied Minor Travel with AA
American Airlines provides an unaccompanied minor service for children aged 5-14 who are traveling alone. Children under 5 cannot travel alone under any circumstances. The service is optional for children aged 15-17. This service includes additional supervision and assistance throughout the journey. This article provides information on traveling with unaccompanied minors on American Airlines.
Children between the ages of 5 and 14 traveling alone are required to use the unaccompanied minor service for safety reasons. To use the unaccompanied minor service, parents or guardians must complete the Unaccompanied Minor Service Form, which can be found on the American Airlines website (https://www.americanairlines.in/intl/in/index.jsp). The form includes information about the child’s flight, including the flight number, date, and time of departure and arrival. The form also includes contact information for the person dropping off and picking up the child. Once the form is completed, it must be presented at check-in, along with the child’s ticket.
- A government-issued ID for the child
- A copy of the child’s birth certificate and passport
- The unaccompanied minor service form.
From What Age Minor Can Travel Alone in American Airlines?
Children between the ages of 5 and 14 traveling alone are required to use the unaccompanied minor service for safety reasons. They must be 8-14 years old to travel unaccompanied on connecting flights. Children under 5 cannot travel travel alone under any circumstances.
The unaccompanied minor fee is $150 plus applicable taxes. This fee covers additional siblings on the same flight. If there are two or more unaccompanied minors from the same family, the fee applies only once. The service includes chaperoning through the airport, assistance with boarding and baggage, and meals for an additional fee. American Airlines also has lounges for unaccompanied minors in some airports.
The baggage allowance for unaccompanied minors is the same as for adult passengers. Children are allowed one carry-on diaper bag per child. If the child has a connecting flight, the baggage will be checked through to the final destination.
By following the outlined procedures and guidelines in this article, parents can have peace of mind when sending their children on solo trips.