Do I really need to reserve a seat for my baby when flying with Eurowings?
When your baby is less than 2 years old and considered an infant, you have the option to choose whether to reserve or not a seat for your baby. Eurowings allows you to travel with your infant in the following ways:
- The infant sitting on the adult’s lap, using a loop-belt and sharing the seat with the adult.
- The infant sitting in a child seat in his/her separate seat that you have reserved for your baby.
Children between 2 and 11 years, inclusively, must be booked under the reservation of the accompanying person (same booking number) and have a seat reserved for them.
Are there reductions offered for children on Eurowings flights?
Children are offered reduced fares on Eurowings flights, depending on their age and how they travel (with or without a reserved seat). When making a booking, the child’s age at the time of the last flight will decide which reduction applies.
When the infant under 2 years does not have a seat reserved and will sit on the lap of the adult, you will pay a service fee per leg:
- €25 (£22) – short-haul & medium-haul flights.
- €75 (£66) – long-haul flights.
A reduction of 20% of the adult fare is offered for children between 2 and 11 years, as well as when the infant under 2 years is traveling in a child seat on his/her own separate seat.
Bookings and Baggage Allowances
Online booking is available for passengers traveling with children and/or infants, but only if the infant will sit on a parent’s lap. Infants traveling in a child seat in their own separate seat cannot be booked online, but only by contacting the Eurowings call centre or at an airport sales desk. The same restriction also applies for check-in. Passengers traveling with children and/or infants without a reserved seat may check in online, but when you have reserved a seat for your infant, you will not be allowed to use Web Check-in.
The same baggage allowances and rules as for adult passengers apply for all children regardless of their age and whether a seat has been reserved for them. Additionally, one pushchair, buggy, travel cot, or child seat per infant/child will be carried free of charge. Larger pushchairs will be considered bulky luggage. Depending on the regulations that apply at the departure airport, you may be allowed to take smaller buggies with you up to the boarding gate. Only child seats whose suitability has been established at check-in and that will be used during the flight are allowed on board the aircraft.
Eurowings allows infants under 2 years to travel in an approved child seat, provided that they have their own seat booked for them. You must bring your own child seat for your baby because child seats are not provided by Eurowings. Also, you must check in at the airport desk because Eurowings must check if it meets the requirements. If requirements are not met, the flight crew is authorized to refuse the use of the child seat and to stow it separately, without any refund. The following child seats are allowed are accepted on board Eurowings flights:
Approved for use in aircraft according to the German ‘Qualification Procedure for Child Restraint Systems for Use In Aircraft’ (TÜV Doc.: TÜV/958-01/2001).
|Approved for use in motor vehicles according to the UN Standard ECE R 44, -03 or later series of amendments|
Approved for use in motor vehicles and aircraft according to Canadian CMVSS 213/213.1
Approved for use in motor vehicles and aircraft according FMVSS No 213 and manufactured to these standards on or after February 26, 1985. US approved CRDs manufactured after this date must bear the following in red letters:
1.) “THIS CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEM CONFORMS TO ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLES SAFETY STANDARDS” und
2.) “THIS RESTRAINT IS CERTIFIED FOR USE IN MOTOR VEHICLES AND AIRCRAFT”
Upper Torso Restraint Devices of “CARES – kids fly safe”