Rule 200: Acceptance of Children
- Full Text
- Rule 1: Definitions
- Rule 2: Standard Format of Electronic Rules – For Tariff Filing
- Rule 4: Restricted Items
- Rule 5: Application of Tariff
- Rule 8: Guests with Disabilities and Portable Oxygen Concentrators
- Rule 10: Special Airport Lounge Facilities
- Rule 25: Refusal to Transport - Limitations of Carrier
- Rule 35: Passenger Expenses En Route
- Rule 40: Taxes
- Rule 45: Administrative Formalities - Passports, Visas, and Tourist Cards
- Rule 55: Liability of Carriers
- Rule 56: Service Animals
- Rule 60: Reservations
- Rule 65: Tickets
- Rule 76: Returned Check Charge
- Rule 80: Revised Routings, Failure to Carry, and Missed Connections
- Rule 85: Schedules, Delays, and Cancellation of Flights
- Rule 87: Denied Boarding Compensation
- Rule 90: Refunds
- Rule 95: Amenities/Services for Delayed Passengers
- Rule 97: Acceptance of Baggage
- Rule 100: Conditions and Charges for Acceptance of Special Items
- Rule 105: No Acceptance of Pets For International Travel
- Rule 110: Checked and Carry-On Baggage
- Rule 115: Baggage Allowance
- Rule 123: Excess Baggage Charges
- Rule 125: Excess Value Charges for Baggage
- Rule 130: Fares
- Rule 135: Stopovers
- Rule 140: Routings
- Rule 200: Acceptance of Children
- Rule 500: Passengers On Stretchers
- Accompanied Children and Infants
Children who have not yet reached 12 years of age are accepted for transportation when accompanied on the same flight and in the same compartment by a passenger at least 18 years of age. Accompanied infants under the age of two not occupying a seat will be charged a percentage of the adult fare.
NOTE: A child who reaches the age of two after travel has commenced may travel as lap child on flights before his/her birthday but will be required to purchase a seat for portions of travel that take place on/after their birthday.
- Children ages 2-11 occupying a seat may qualify for a discount off the adult fare. NOTE: A child who reaches
the age of two after travel has commenced may travel as a lap child on flights before his/her birthday but
will be required to purchase a seat for portions of travel that take place on/after their birthday.
- Only one infant lap child is permitted to be accompanied by a passenger who has paid the applicable adult fare and at the applicable infant’s charge. NOTE: More than one infant accompanied by an adult passenger will be charged the accompanied children’s fare. Children 12 years of age or older shall pay the applicable full adult fare.
- USE OF CHILD RESTRAINT SEAT OR BOOSTER SEAT ON AIRCRAFT.
NOTE: Child safety seats or restraint systems are not permitted
- in the front cabin of the 787 aircraft
- in aisle seats on the A321 & B717 aircraft or Row 4 of B717 aircraft
- in aisle seats for the A330/787 aircraft are prohibited unless the child's traveling party occupies all seats in that row section A330: CDEG/ 787: DEF.
- A330: A CRS may be accepted in seat 23 C/G if the traveling party occupies the entire row 23, all seats CDEG
- 787: A CRS may be accepted in seat 23 D/F if the traveling party occupies the entire row 23, all seats DEF
- Child Restraint Seat. You may use a child restraint seat on the aircraft for your
infant/child only upon the following conditions:
- Hard-backed and Government Approved. The child restraint seat must be a hard-backed child safety seat that is approved by the Federal Aviation Administration or other government agency for use in an aircraft.
- Adjacent Purchased/Ticketed Seat Available. You must have purchased and/or ticketed a seat adjacent to you for the infant/child’s seat, which seats may not be in an exit row.
- Properly Secured. The child restraint seat can be and is properly secured by the aircraft seat belt and the infant/child can be and is properly secured in the child restraint seat.
- Booster Seat: You may use a booster seat on the aircraft for your child only upon
the following conditions:
- During Flight Only. You may use a booster seat for your child during the flight only between (i) the time when the airplane has reached its cruising altitude and the flight attendants have first announced your ability to move around the cabin and (ii) the time the flight attendants have announced that the aircraft is preparing for landing and that the seatbacks and tray tables must be in the upright and locked position.
- Adjacent Seat Available. You must have purchased and/or ticketed a seat adjacent to you for the child using the booster seat, which seats may not be in an exit row.
- Properly Secured. The booster seat can be and is properly secured by the aircraft seat belt and the infant/child can be and is properly secured in the booster seat.
- Stowage Space Available. The booster seat can be and is stowed beneath the seat or in an approved overhead compartment for all surface movement, during takeoff and landing, and at any other time other than for when its use is expressly allowed pursuant to Section (E)(2)(a) of this Rule 12.
- Unaccompanied children under 12 are not permitted.
NOTE: Minors who have reached 12 years of age may travel unaccompanied.
- Minors under the age of 18 who are traveling with only one parent or neither parent may be required to have additional documentation if leaving their country of residence or arriving in a country of which they are not a resident. Customers should contact the Consulate of the country to which the minor is traveling for additional information.
- Emergency Contact Information
- Children under the age of 18 traveling accompanied but without both parents must provide HA with emergency contact information.
- Children ages of 12 -17 traveling unaccompanied must provide HA with emergency contact information.