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Saudia: 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.

Does Saudia have an Unaccompanied Minor Service?

Yes, children between the ages of 5 (inclusive) and 12 (uninclusive) years old who are not accompanied by an adult at least 16 years old are considered Unaccompanied Minors (UM, UMNR) and qualify for the service.

Age Restrictions

Children over 5 to 7 years old will only be accepted on nonstop or through flights. They must be escorted by a parent/adult to the aircraft and met at the destination by a parent/adult.

Children 8-12 years will be accepted for transportation on nonstop, through, or connecting flights. They must be escorted by a parent/adult to the aircraft and met at the destination by a parent/adult.

Service Fees

Fees will be accessed on a case by case basis. Please contact the airline for more information.