Before departure: conditions to travel

Age: Your baby may travel on short-haul flights from the of age one week, and from the age of three weeks for long-haul flights. Below are a few recommendations to make the trip as pleasant as possible for both you and the baby.

Passeport: Your baby must comply with the same rules as you do: if the country you are travelling to requires a passport and visa, your baby must have them too..

Baby food: You can travel with baby food . The agents at the security checks may ask you to taste all liquid food (baby bottles containing milk or sweetened water, etc.).

At the airport

Many things are done to help you with your baby : pushcair to borrow, baby's areas...

Borrow a pushchair 

On board: advices to travel

  • 1

    Carry a small bottle of sweetened wate
    In the cabin, the air is dry and pressurised; carry a small bottle of sweetened water with you to make your baby drink regularly. In addition, swallowing helps babies reduce the effects of pressure changes on their delicate inner ears.


  • 2

    Reassure your babyduring take-off and landing
    Take-off and landing can be very stressful times for a small child… Reassure your baby by breast-feeding or with a dummy.

  • 3

    Don't forget his favourite toys
    Remember to pack baby's favourite toys and stuffed animals to keep him or her busy during the flight and avoid tears…

  • 4

    Bring enough nappies and baby wipes to last throughout the flight.
    To feel comfortable, baby must be clean… 

Children and family space