Is your child traveling alone? Air France staff will provide assistance at the airport, on board, and during connections to ensure your child´s comfort and safety.
If your child is traveling in the La Première or Affaires cabin, we cannot offer him or her access to our lounges. Unfortunately, our staff cannot provide proper monitoring for children in these spaces.
For his or her comfort and safety, your child will receive priority boarding whenever possible. Upon boarding, your child will receive assistance from the flight crew.
Please note: we ask that you do not leave the airport until your child´s flight has departed. This way, if the flight is canceled, you can meet your child and note the details of his or her replacement flight.
- Children traveling alone must check in at the airport using a Self-Service Kiosk or an Air France check-in counter.
- Please bring your child to check-in at least 30 minutes before his or her flight´s Check-In Deadline.
On intercontinental flights, your child will enjoy games, films, cartoons, radio programs, and receive fun gifts to play with.
Air France provides a meal adapted to your child´s tastes and needs on all flights over 2.5 hours. Starting at age 9, your child will be served a regular meal, but can still receive the children´s menu if desired. In this case, please remember to request the children´s menu when booking the ticket, or at least 24 hours prior to the flight´s departure.
Please educate your child, particularly if he or she is an adolescent, that changing seats is not permitted during the flight and to remain seated upon arrival, until accompanied by an Air France guardian.
Please note: if your child is traveling on the same flight as you but in a different cabin, he or she must remain under his or her guardian´s supervision until arrival.
For connections of more than 2 hours*, your child will be welcomed in the Air France UM lounges at Paris-Orly and Paris-Charles de Gaulle airports.
These lounges are specially equipped to offer activities for everyone: rest, reading, video games (PlayStation 3), cartoons, board games, and foosball (table soccer). Adolescents traveling alone can also take advantage of these lounges.
* 1 hour at Paris-Orly
Please note: if your child has traveled on the same flight as you but in a different cabin, he or she will disembark last, accompanied by his or her Air France guardian. You can certainly accompany him or her but he or she will remain under the guardian´s supervision until arrival.
Your child will receive priority care and attention from Air France staff in the case of a flight delay or cancelation. An Air France staff member will remain present with your child at all times, even if lodging is necessary.
We will immediately inform the individuals listed on the UM handling form of any measures taken for your child at any point in the trip.