SriLankan Airlines flying with babies

How can I travel with my baby on SriLankan Airlines flights?

Children up to 12 years of age must travel accompanied by an adult passenger. Babies under 2 years of age may travel on an adult’s lap. Each adult may hold only one infant on his lap. In order to reserve a separate seat for your baby, you must contact SriLankan Airlines.

Does SriLankan Airlines offer discounts for babies and children?

When traveling accompanied by an adult passenger, SriLankan Airlines offers the following discounts for babies and children:

  • Infants (under 2 years) who do not occupy a seat – 80-90% of the adult fare.
  • Children (2-12 years) and infants who occupy a seat – 15-25% of the adult fare.

Traveling with Babies

Baggage Allowance

Passengers traveling with infants may carry the following additional hand baggage:

  • One bag of 56 x 36 x 23 cm (115 cm) and maximum of 5 kg containing infant food for consumption in flight and infant toiletries such as nappies.
  • One infant carrycot or fully collapsible stroller/pushchair (if space isn’t available in the cabin can be carried as checked baggage).

Infants who do not occupy a seat receive a free baggage allowance of only 10 kg of checked baggage. On routes to/from North, Central, and South America, under the Piece Concept, the free baggage allowance for infants is 1 piece up to 23 kg and 158 cm (62 in).


SriLankan Airlines makes every effort to ensure that passengers traveling with a baby or toddler will have a safe and enjoyable flight. Diapers are available on board, and special diaper changing boards are located in selected toilets. Also, there is a well-trained and dedicated Child Care Stewardess assigned especially to take care of the kids on board. You may call on the Child Care Stewardess during the flight for any assistance you might need.

Depending on the type of aircraft operating the flight, there is a limited number of bassinets available on board:

A320 Config. 100A321 231 Config. 100A330-200 Config. 161
A320 Config. 222A321 231 Config. 222A330-200 Config. 220
A320 Config. 322A321neo20A330-200 Config. 340

On all SriLankan Airlines long-haul flights, a standard quantity of processed baby food is available on request. Special baby meals should be requested at the time of booking, but specific brands of milk powder and other infant food requirements must be brought on board by the parents.

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