Frequently asked questions about travelling with children
Infants pay 10% of the applicable flight fare. Other percentages may be used for special offers where applicable.
For most fares, there is a discount of 25% of the applicable flight price for children. Other discounts may be used for special offers where applicable.
Yes, you can bring a child car seat or a separate restraint system for more safety. If you are using your own restraint system, please inform yourself in advance about approved sizes and weight at KIDS FLY SAFE by CARES.You can find additional information and tips for preparing for the flight as a family on our website Travel preparation for families.
Yes, for flights lasting over 3 hours and 45 minutes you can book these as a special menu free of charge. You can specify your menu wishes directly when booking your ticket online or from the travel agency. Subsequently, you can make the booking online at My bookings. The children’s menus of DO & CO à la carte are available on short-haul flights.
Yes, on all Austrian flights there is a limited number of meals for babies and infants under two years. Baby food is a standard feature of Austrian flights, but it is recommended that you take your baby’s favourite food or bottle. We would be happy to warm them up on the board and there is ample water for the baby bottle.
We recommend a "baby basket" on long-haul flights. This is a kind of cot that we provide on long-haul flights. This "baby basket" must be reserved when booking your flight as only certain seats are available for this purpose for each flight.
The cot itself is free of charge, however, this service is only possible when booked together with an extra legroom seat, which issubject to a charge.
You can fly with healthy infants from a few days after birth. However, it must be noted that there is an increased tendency to thrombosis in postpartum mothers. Please contact your treating doctor.
Yes, this is possible in principle. The earlier the better. The best option is to make the reservation directly when booking the flight. Of course, you can still choose your seats later under "My bookings" or select them at check-in.
If your child has a cold, the air pressure can be compensated for by administering nasal drops. Ideally you should administer the drops half an hour before departure and half an hour before landing.