SWISS: 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 5-12 traveling without an adult. Children ages 13-18 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?

  • Domestic flight: CHF 50 / EUR 35 / USD 35 one way
  • International non-stop flight: CHF 50 / EUR 35 / USD 35 one way
  • International connecting flight: CHF 90 / EUR 60 / USD 60 one way
  • Flight to/from the U.S., Canada, Mexico: CHF 90 / EUR 60 / USD 60 one way

Are there any flight restrictions?

Contact SWISS for more information.

How do I book this service

The flight can only be booked by the parents or the person picking up the child at the destination.

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