Putting your mind at ease when your child is flying alone.
At Aer Lingus, we understand that it’s a big deal for a child to travel on his/her own and we’ll do everything we can to make that journey as worry-free as possible. Here you’ll find out everything you need to know about unaccompanied minors flying with us. Our policy is safety first, and so we’ve strict guidelines in place for the protection of minors.
We unfortunately can’t accept reservations for unaccompanied children less than 12 years of age on our scheduled services.
Children under 12 years of age can only travel with us if accompanied by an adult aged 16 years or older, who’ll take responsibility for the child.
For Aer Lingus/JetBlue Airways connecting flights, unaccompanied minors under the age of 14 unfortunately won’t be accepted for travel by either carrier for any part of the journey.
For Aer Lingus/United Airlines connecting flights, unaccompanied minors under the age of 16 unfortunately won’t be accepted for travel by either carrier for any part of the journey.
Unaccompanied minors under the age of 14 departing Italy won’t be accepted for travel.
Aer Lingus will accept unaccompanied passengers aged 12-15 years inclusive but unfortunately we can’t provide special assistance for these passengers. A form of indemnity must be completed by a parent/guardian with respect to such passengers and presented at each airport of departure.