Lufthansa: Children Flying Alone

What is Unaccompanied Minor Service?

Young children traveling without a parent or legal guardian are considered to be Unaccompanied Minors. Most airlines provide a service to assist these children from their point of departure to their final destination.

What age does my child have to be to qualify as an Unaccompanied Minor?

The service is mandatory for children ages 5-11 traveling without an adult who is at least 16 years old. Children ages 12-17 years are not required to travel as unaccompanied minors, but the service is optional for this age group as well.

Children under 5 years of age are not allowed to travel unless accompanied by an adult who is at least 16 years old.

What are the fees associated with this service?

Fee for an Unaccompanied Minor on flights within Germany or Europe: 40 euros (USD $60) per flight section
Fee for an Unaccompanied Minor on intercontinental flights: 80 euros (USD $120) per flight section

Are there any flight restrictions?

Contact Lufthansa for more information.

How do I book this service?

Call Lufthansa Reservations. You must purchase both the airfare and unaccompanied minor service via Lufthansa Service Centre or Lufthansa Airport Offices, not online.

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