Porter: 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. Children ages 11-17 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.

What are the fees associated with this service?

A security fee of $50 CAD (plus tax) is applied to each fight segment.

Are there any flight restrictions?

Unaccompanied minors, ages 5-11 are only allowed on non-stop flights; connections or changes of aircraft are not permitted.

How do I book this service

To book travel for an unaccompanied minor, please contact the Porter Airlines Call Center at (888) 619-8622.

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