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?

Fees apply to use the Unaccompanied Minors program. Click here to check the current rates assigned per flight service.

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.