Are you traveling as a family? With our Kids service, our top priority is to maximize comfort and well-being for you and your family: personalized services at the airport, special meals for infants and children, onboard entertainment and more. Our cabin crew makes sure your flight is a truly pleasant experience. Air France adapts it health measures to accommodate these uncertain times and ensure your safety.
Total comfort for you and your child
REDUCED FARES If your child is 2 years or older
When traveling with your child, you can enjoy a discount, if the fare allows, on your child's ticket: up to 20% on short-haul flights and up to 33% on medium-haul and long-haul flights.
If your child is under 2 years old
He or she can travel on your lap on any flight at a discount* of 90%.
Alternatively, your infant can travel on the seat next to you. In this case, you will need to buy a child fare ticket (2-11 years old) and bring an approved car seat or harness for your child to use.
If your child celebrates their second birthday during your trip, they will automatically be registered for the child rate for all the flights in your booking. The infant discount no longer applies. If you would like your infant to travel in the seat next to you on your flight, contact us to learn more about the devices you can bring on board (car seat or certified harness).
Important: If you would like to travel in the La Première cabin with your infant, please contact us by telephone, as specific fares and conditions apply.
* For flights between Paris and Corsica, infants (aged 0-2 years) may travel on your lap free of charge.
PLAN YOUR TRIP
Discover our Options at a glance and organize your trip according to your needs.
Would you like assistance throughout your journey at the airport?
At Paris-Charles de Gaulle or Paris-Orly airports, you can choose the Meet & Greet Option to receive personalized assistance, seamless passage through security checkpoints and, if needed, help in your own language.
At the airport
If you plan ahead, you'll arrive on board relaxed and with peace of mind. Please check in online as soon as you can, and read our tips to save time at the airport. There are many places in the airport to change and nurse your baby. For older children, some terminals offer dedicated areas for them to play or relax before boarding the plane
Baggage assistance and delivery
Choose to have your baggage transported to the airport: we provide baggage pick-up and delivery services to and from your home. Upon your arrival in Paris, we can also have your baggage delivered immediately to the address of your choice.
Meet & Greet at the airport
Receive assistance from an Air France staff member throughout your journey at the Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Paris-Orly, Nice and Bordeaux airports. For departures, arrivals and during connecting flights, you will be personally greeted by our staff member who will facilitate your passage through the security checkpoints.
YOUR CHILD'S BAGGAGEIf your child is 2 years or older
Your child has the same baggage allowance as an adult. The total number and weight of baggage items permitted depends on his or her travel cabin and ticket type.
If your child is under 2 years
If you have reserved a seat for your child, he or she can transport the number of baggage items included in the ticket fare*. If your child is traveling on your lap, the following applies:
ON BOARD a hand baggage item up to 12 kg / 26.4 lb and whose dimensions do not exceed 55 cm x 35 cm x 25 cm / 21 in x 13 in x 9 in.
IN THE HOLD a baggage item weighing up to 10 kg, a foldable stroller or backpack-style baby carrier, a car seat.
*Light fare bookings with no bagage option are not eligible for this service. All checked bagage will incur a fee.
Comfort on board
On board our long-haul flights in the Business, Premium Economy and Economy cabins, we can provide you with a bassinet if available. Please contact us ahead of time to make your request. Bassinets are designed for infants weighing less than 10kg/22lbs and measuring less than 70cm/27in. They must be stowed away in the event of turbulence. Baby-changing tables are also available. To check availability and submit your request for a bassinet, please contact us by phone as soon as possible after booking your flight, and at least 48 hours before your departure. If you would like your infant (under 2 years old) to travel in an individual seat, you must install him or her in an approved car seat or harness. However, some aircraft and seats do not permit the use of these safety devices. As travel rules vary by aircraft, please contact us by telephone to book a seat for your infant.
In the La Première, Business and Premium Economy cabins on intercontinental flights, we offer baby kits. Each kit contains a bib, a cuddly blanket, baby-wipes, and a small spoon.
Please note: For safety reasons, any equipment designed for children to sleep horizontally (convertible bag that serves as a bed, inflatable mattress placed in front of the seat, etc.) are not permitted on board Air France aircraft.
On our long-haul flights*
Your child's meal
With the Kids service, we offer a meal that is adapted to your child's needs: playful plating, and balanced and pre-cut dishes. - If your child is between 2 and 8 years old, we will automatically book this meal for them. All meals are organic. - If your child is between 9 and 11 years old, they will automatically qualify for an adult meal. If you wish, you can request a Kids meal. Please make sure to submit your request at least 24 hours before your flight's departure.
For infants (0 to 23 months old) You can request a meal composed of sweet and salty little jars made from organic farming as well as baby cookies up to 48 hours before departure. However, we recommend that you bring your own baby bottle and food to make sure you have enough to feed your child.
On long-haul flights, your child receives games and coloring books suited to his or her age. Your child can also enjoy our selection of kids’ entertainment: cartoons, new movies for all ages and kids' radio stations.
* The Air France long-haul network includes most intercontinental flights, notably those:
between metropolitan France and the Caribbean or the Indian Ocean,
between metropolitan France and the French overseas departments and territories,
between Europe and Asia, Oceania, Africa (not including North Africa), North or South America, or the Middle East .
Children and youth under 16 years of age traveling from the United Kingdom are exempt from paying the British Airport Tax (Air Passenger Duty). This exemption is automatic.
- Travel is not recommended for infants in the 7 days following birth. - Avoid travel if your infant is ill. - Bring enough bottles and food for the trip. - Please remember to bring the items you need for changing your infant (diapers, wipes, etc.). - Make sure your infant drinks amply during the trip. - Prior to departure, please remember to make sure you have all your child's documents required by the police, customs agents and immigration officers at your destination country. - If you are bringing a stroller on board, please remember to affix a label displaying your contact information (name, address, phone number and e-mail). - If your child is receiving medical treatment or suffers from travel sickness, please remember to bring his or her medical record and medications. - Choose comfortable and warm clothing (sweaters and socks). - During take-off and landing, give your child a piece of candy or chewing gum, or a pacifier, bottle, lollipop or cookie for infants, to reduce possible earaches.
Every child* must be accompanied by an independent adult who is at least 18 years of age. The accompanying adult may be under the age of 18 if he or she is the child's father, mother or legal guardian. Please note: if you are traveling with your child but they do not have the same surname as you, bring the family booklet or birth certificate to prove your affiliation. The child and the accompanying passenger must travel in the same cabin. If this is not the case, the child is considered an unaccompanied minor (UM). A passenger may travel with 2 infants (under 2 years old) however the booking must be made by telephone. Additionally, 1 of the 2 infants must travel in an individual seat at a child fare and must be installed in an approved car seat or harness.
* Up to 12 years of age for flights within metropolitan France and flights to/from French overseas departments and territories, and up to 15 years of age for international flights.
Traveling with a stroller
You can transport a foldable stroller and car seat in the hold at no extra charge. Some strollers may be accepted in the cabin, subject to space availability. Depending on the type of stroller, the following size limits apply.
Small foldable stroller:* dimensions cannot exceed 15 cm x 30 cm x 100 cm / 5.9 in x 11.8 in x 39.4 in
Other foldable stroller: this replaces your child's hand baggage allowance and once folded, its dimensions cannot exceed 55 cm x 35 cm x 25 cm / 21.7 in x 13.8 in x 9.8 in.
Please note: strollers must be packed in a carrying case that covers the stroller fully. In addition, for security reasons, some airports may have to deny access to strollers inside the boarding areas.
* Space permitting on long-haul flights, except between metropolitan France and Cayenne, Fort-de-France, Havana, Mauritius, Pointe-à-Pitre, Punta Cana, Reunion, Saint-Martin and Santo Domingo.