Flying with children

Flying with children requires more preparation than the average journey as a couple. Make sure you read about it in advance.

Travel documents for children

As of June 26th 2012, children can't be included in the passport of a parent anymore. They need to have a personal valid passport or identity card. This applies to trips to all countries in and outside of Europe.

Children flying alone

Children under 5 years old are not allowed to fly alone. They need to be accompanied by an adult (18+).

Children of 5 years old and over are allowed to travel as an unaccompanied minor. Nevertheless, there are a few procedures for children flying alone. There is a strict identity verification. The parent or guardian brings the child to the check-in, where the airline’s personnel will require the name of the person who will collect the child at its destination.

Want to know more about children flying alone? Contact your airline.

Flying with a baby

Baby changing

You can change your baby in the ladies’ room.

Heating baby food

Did you bring your own baby food and bottles? Have them heated at restaurants restaurants Brussels Plaza, Milestone or Brussels Café..

Flying with a baby

Airlines limit the number of babies per flight. The baby does not have its own chair. Some airlines have special seats for children under the age of 2.

Want to learn more about flying with a baby? Contact your airline.