Kids solo


We have created the Kids Solo service for children traveling alone: Our staff will accompany your child and ensure his or her safety throughout the journey. We are pleased to be able to welcome back children travelling alone (aged 4 to 17 years) on board our aircraft. In the context of the health situation, Air France has put in place special measures to welcome your children in complete safety.

Flight connections for children traveling alone are gradually resuming. For a list of the routes where our crew can accompany your child, please visit the section dedicated to connections entitled "Your child's step by step journey" to learn more. Some countries require special travel documents, quarantine on arrival, a recent negative Covid-19 test or medical certificates for travel, including for children. Please check the entry and stay requirements of the destination countries for your child. At present, children traveling alone are prohibited from traveling to China due to the quarantines required on arrival. Surgical masks (without a valve) are recommended on board our aircraft from the age of 6, especially for vulnerable passengers. However, they may be required on board or at the airport depending on your departing and destination countries. Please make sure to check the travel requirements related to your trip before departure on TravelDoc. For more information, please consult the TravelDoc website.  Updated: June 2022

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.


Find out more about your child's journey by clicking on each of the steps below.

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  • A child traveling alone is a minor who is not accompanied by an adult over 18 years of age. However, the accompanying passenger may be under 18 years of age if he or she is the mother, father or legal guardian of the child.
  • If your child is traveling on the same flight as you, but in a different cabin, he or she will be treated as an unaccompanied minor. Your child will remain under our supervision throughout his or her journey, including any transfers.
  • Unaccompanied minors will not be able to access airport lounges, as their infrastructure prevents us from ensuring consistent supervision of your child.
  • Air France can supervise disabled children or those with reduced mobility, under certain conditions. Please contact Saphir, our assistance service for passengers with reduced mobility, for further information.
  • If a flight is delayed or canceled, children traveling alone take priority. Your child will remain under constant supervision by our staff, even if overnight accommodation is required. We will inform you immediately of any special action taken to accompany your child throughout the journey.