You must, however, inform American Airlines (1-800-433-7300) that you will be traveling with an infant on your lap.
Lap children can only be held by passengers who are at least 15 years of age.
Only one lap child is allowed per adult.
How do I book a lap infant on American Airlines?
Seating options for infants:
- Held by an adult (lap child): A parent or any person 16 years or older may hold the infant in their lap. The infant must be included in the reservation by calling American Airlines reservations.
- In a reserved seat: If your infant will travel in their own seat, you must buy a ticket.
Does American Airlines charge for lap infant?
On domestic flights, an infant travels as a lap child for free. American Airlines does not offer discounted fares for children of any age traveling on domestic flights.
Do lap infants get a carry on?
For carry-on bags, most airlines will allow you to bring a diaper bag on board in addition to the airline’s regular carry-on baggage allowance. Knowing you can check a number of bags, including your lap infant’s items, for no fee is awesome.
How do I book a lap infant on Delta?
You can book your ticket through your normal process and then call Delta to add an infant in arms to your reservation.
- You can book online or over the phone.
- If you book online you will need to call Delta to give them the name and DOB.