Traveling with kids can be full of fun and adventure. To help keep the fun for both you and your kids must go through the policies for traveling with infants and children. There is no minimum age for infants traveling with Alaska Airlines.
INFANT POLICY OF ALASKA AIRLINES
Alaska Airlines requires proof of age for any child passenger; it can be a passport, birth certificate or other documentation upon request.
Each ticketed adult may travel in Alaska Airlines flight with one lap infant.
You need to contact the dedicated team of Alaska Airlines to add a lap infant request to your Alaska Airlines reservations with your confirmation code.
Lap infants are not allowed in the emergency exit rows, in the rows immediately in front of or behind an exit row on Alaska Airlines flights.
Lap infants are not guaranteed a seat but if there is an empty seat available on a flight, the infant may occupy that seat for no extra charges.
While traveling with an infant, a diaper bag will be counted as a standard carry-on limit of the ticketed adult passenger.
Lap infants travel free of charge within the United States but passengers need to pay around $17 when traveling from an international location into the United States.
Infants traveling with Alaska Airlines from Costa Rica will also be subject to the following fees paid at the airport: boarding tax is $27, the baggage inspection fee is $2.
Infants traveling to a destination outside North America may need to be ticketed at a percentage of the applicable adult fare along with taxes.
Lap infants in the first-class cabin are not eligible for complimentary meals.
DO YOU NEED TO RESERVE A SEAT FOR YOUR INFANT?
Children under 2 years or 24 months are not required to have their own seat on Alaska Airlines flight. Travelers must inform Alaska Airlines that he/she will be traveling with an infant on their lap. Lap Infant can only be held by passengers who are at least 16 years of age.
Only one lap infant is allowed per adult. If one adult is traveling with more than one infant under 2 years of age, an additional seat need to be purchased for each additional infant.
Passengers can also select to purchase a seat for the infant as long as you have the proper child restraint device.
DO YOU NEED TO PAY FOR YOUR INFANT TO TRAVEL DOMESTICALLY?
A child under 2 years of age can travel free as long as the infant will be on the lap of another passenger for the Alaska Airlines flight.
DO YOU NEED TO PAY FOR YOUR INFANT TO TRAVEL INTERNATIONALLY?
A child under 2 years of age is usually charged 10% of an adult fare plus taxes, even if the infant will be on the lap of the another passenger for the flight.
CAN I SIT IN THE EXIT ROW WITH MY INFANT?
Federal Aviation Administration regulations states that no lap infant seats are allowed in an exit row and all the passengers in an exit row must be at least 15 years of age. Contact now Alaska airlines official site number.