Traveling with children

Traveling with children/Unaccompanied Minors/Young Passengers 


Age of unaccompanied minors (UM)
Venezuela: unaccompanied Minors (UM) age = 6 - 17 years.
All other stations, Unaccompanied Minors (UM) age = 6 - 11 years.
Young Passenger (YP) age = 12 -17 years (all stations)

For Unaccompanied Minors the authorization letter and UM form needs to be completely filled out and handed over at time of reservation (download form here ). Authorization letter with photocopy of passport or ID of the parent/guardian must be handed over at the check-in counter together with the authorization letter . The authorization letter  and UM form duly completed to be presented to immigration.

For a Young Passenger the Authorization letter must be handed over at check in. The parent or guardian must present ID at check in. There is a flat fee for the Young passenger service.

Unaccompanied Minor (UMNR), Young Passenger and Meet And Assist (MAAS ) Service Fees:
Non Transfer Flights: Mandatory Fee is USD. 50 per one way
Transfer Flights: Mandatory Fee is USD. 75 per one way

For interisland flights between Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao:
Mandatory fee ANG. 50 / USD. 28 per one way

For interisland flights between Curaçao and St. Maarten :
Mandatory fee ANG. 50 / USD. 28 per one way

For interisland transfer flights between Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao and St. Maarten :
Mandatory fee ANG. 75 / USD. 42 per one way

In case of multiple unaccompanied minors or young passengers in one record locator:
Mandatory fee of only one Unaccompanied Minor/Young Passenger is applicable.


- Meet and Assist age restriction is for ages between 12-18 years.
- All fees can be paid upon check in at the check in counter.

Reduced fares
Unaccompanied Child under 8: Will not be able to receive child discount and will be charged 100% of the fare.
Unaccompanied Child between 8 – 11: Will be able to receive child discount and will be charged 67% of the fare.
Accompanied Child between 2-11: Will receive a child discount and will be charged 67% of the fare.
Infant under 2 years without a seat: Will receive infant discount and will be charged 10% of the fare.

Traveling with children under 2 years old
If you are traveling with a child under 2 years all, you are allowed to bring the following on top of your regular baggage, as carry-on:

- 1 diaper bag with maximum weight of 5 kg (11lbs). The diaper bag should be able to fit under the seat in front of you.
- 1 FAA approved car seat OR 1 FAA approved stroller removable seat;
- only possible in combination with booked window seat to place child seat on.
- not possible on front or back of emergency row, on emergency rows and aisle seats.
- please inform travel agent or call center upon making reservations.

* AS OF APRIL 1ST CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 12 CAN ONLY TRAVEL WITH THEIR OWN PASSPORT TO/FROM THE B.E.S. ISLANDS.