Akasa Air envisions a safe and comfortable flying experience for all its passengers, and age is no barrier! With Akasa Air’s ‘Unaccompanied Minor’, forget all your worries and anxiety about the safety and comfort of your little one travelling alone. They are in good hands when you book Akasa Air!
Our warm and friendly crew will accompany your child right from check-in till the child reaches the arrival gate. All you need to do is fill out the Unaccompanied Minor form or opt for ‘Unaccompanied Minor’ service while booking your Akasa Air tickets. And that’s it!
Read below to understand Akasa Air’s policy on Unaccompanied Minor
(i) Children between the age of 2 (two) and 5 (five) years, as on the date of travel must be accompanied by a Customer aged 18 (eighteen) years or more, as on the date of travel.
(ii) Children between the age of 5 (five) and 12 (twelve) years, as on the date of travel must either be accompanied by a Customer aged 18 (eighteen) years or more, as on the date of travel, or they shall be deemed to be ‘Unaccompanied Minor’ for the purposes of these Conditions of Carriage.
(iii) Akasa Air may, at its sole discretion, accept Unaccompanied Minor upon payment of applicable fees per Sector as set forth on the Website.
(iv) At Departure: An Unaccompanied Minor should be at the airport at least 2 (two) hours prior to the scheduled departure. A parent or guardian is required to complete a signed form (click here to download the form) (4 copies) at Akasa Air’s airport ticketing office, at the departure airport, prior to travel, which must include the name and contact numbers of a parent or guardian (above the age of 18 (eighteen) years, as on the date of travel), who will meet the Unaccompanied Minor at the point of arrival.
- A valid photo identification document for both an Unaccompanied Minor and the parent or guardian is required at the point of check-in.
- A staff member will take the Unaccompanied Minor to the aircraft, where they will be handed over to the cabin crew to be looked after. The parent or guardian must remain at the airport until the flight departs.
(v) On-board: During the flight, the cabin crew will supervise the Unaccompanied Minor and ensure that they have been assisted according to airline safety procedures and has access to all in-flight facilities. In order to ensure that the Unaccompanied Minor has a comfortable flight, the parent/guardian is requested to pack all necessary items including medication, appropriate clothing, and a toy or game in the Unaccompanied Minor’s Hand Baggage. In case the Unaccompanied Minor has any allergies, Akasa Air should be informed in advance through the Call Centre and the person accompanying the Unaccompanied Minor shall hand over an allergy certificate to Akasa Air staff at the airport prior to the flight.
- If Stopover at a transfer station is less than 6 (six) hours, and if the Unaccompanied Minor is booked throughout on Akasa Air’s flights, it shall be able to accept the Unaccompanied Minor.
- If Stopover at transfer stations is more than 6 (six) hours, involves a night halt or transfer to any other airline except Akasa Air, it shall not accept an Unaccompanied Minor. In such cases, the Child must be accompanied by someone who is above the age of 18 (eighteen) years, as on the date of travel.
(vii) Upon Arrival: When the flight arrives, Akasa Air’s ground staff will accompany and assist the Unaccompanied Minor through the airport arrival process. The ground staff will only hand over the Unaccompanied Minor to the care of the nominated adult, after checking their original photo identification, as per the details mentioned in the relevant form. The parent or guardian should be at the arrival hall at least 30 (thirty) minutes prior to the arrival of the flight, to receive the Unaccompanied Minor.