With Turkish Airlines, you can enjoy discounted ticket offers for infant passengers when you travel with infants aged 8 days and over who have not yet reached their 2nd birthday. We also allow infants who are between 2 and 7 days old to travel if parents can present a doctor’s note stating: ‘There is no particular reason for the patient not to fly.’
| ||Economy Class||Business Class|
| ||Direct flights||Transit flights||Direct flights||Transit flights|
|Domestic flights||99 TRY||139 TRY||149 TRY||209 TRY|
|TR-ECN flights||159 TRY||258 TRY||269 TRY||418 TRY|
|International flights||The discount amount varies depending on journey route and date|
Infant passengers can only travel accompanied by a guardian. The guardian must be at least 18 years old and each guardian can only accompany 1 infant passenger.
Infant passengers travel on the lap of their guardian, with a special infant safety belt. Guardians can also request a seat for infant passengers. In this case, infants must have their own baby car seat-style carrier which will be placed on the aircraft seat. The dimensions of the carrier must be 40x40 cm. If a seat is requested, a discounted child ticket will be issued for the infant and there will be no additional charge for the baby carrier. Baby carriers must be provided by the guardian.
A mother, father or adult aged 18 or over can accompany up to one infant on a single flight. If traveling with more than one infant, an infant ticket (sitting on the companion’s lap) will be issued for the first infant, and a child ticket (paid, in a separate seat) will be issued for additional infants. Infants sitting in seats must be in a carrier in order for their seatbelt to be fastened.
Strollers for infant passengers can only be transported in the cargo hold. However, infants in their strollers can be brought as far as the plane entrance, where guardians can hand over the stroller to staff. At the end of the flight, the stroller will be unloaded by our staff and given back to the guardian.
WARNING: On all flights to Germany, in accordance with airport rules, baby strollers cannot be delivered to the passenger at aircraft doors. The strollers must be picked up by the passengers from the baggage claim area.
WARNING: To the attention of Turkish citizens: As of June 30, 2022, passengers traveling to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus are required to present biometric photo IDs in accordance with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standards, regardless of age. Old type identity cards and ID cards without photos will not be accepted.
On Turkish Airlines flights, you can choose from 2 types of fruit and vegetable baby foods, both of which are served in glass jars. These must be requested during the reservation process or at least 24 hours before the flight. We also carry additional baby food in the cabin for passengers who have not made a special meal request before the flight. Please note that our additional baby food service is limited.
You may bring enough liquid or solid baby food with you to meet your child’s needs during the flight. Take care to ensure that liquid baby food is carried in containers with a volume no greater than 100 ml.
|Domestic route||10 kg||10 kg|
|International route||10 kg + 1 foldable stroller||10 kg + 1 foldable stroller|
|USA||23 kg + 1 foldable stroller||23 kg + 1 foldable stroller|
* A baby seat for infant passengers weighing up to 11 kilograms can be used. When a baby seat is requested, this info is provided to the parent or the guardian verbally. (The parent's/guardian's declaration on the infant's weight is considered as valid).
|All flights||1 piece/8 kg||1 piece/8 kg|
The prices above are only valid for Turkish Airlines flights, or codeshare (joint) flights in which Turkish Airlines is the most significant carrier (MSC). (MSC is defined as the airline flying the most significant and/or longest leg of the journey, in accordance with the regulations of IATA [International Air Transport Association]. For joint flights, the baggage regulations of the airline company that qualifies as the MSC are applied.)
Child passengers aged 2 and under 12 years old on the beginning date of travel may fly with a parent or adult companion aged 18 or above. Our child passengers traveling discounted on our flights will have the same baggage allowance provided to our adult passengers. In our international flights, you can make special meal request for your children at least 24 hours before flight.
If you are unable to travel with your child and do not have a guardian to travel with them, Turkish Airlines can assign a travel companion for your child as long as you meet their full flight costs.
Our assigned in-flight companion, along with members of ground staff, will ensure your child has a safe flight.Your child’s needs during the journey will be dealt with by our assigned staff member who will deliver your child to a nominated adult waiting at the arrival destination at the end of the journey.
You must make your request for a companion at least 48 hours before the flight. A request for a companion can only be made by the child passenger’s parent or someone authorized by the parent. The person bringing the child passenger to the airport and handing them over to staff must be the child’s parent or a legal guardian, and must be carrying a notarized document indicating they have the authority to hand over the child passenger.
Passengers who have celebrated their 7th birthday by the date of departure but are not yet 12 years old are considered unaccompanied minors. Unaccompanied minors may travel alone if permitted by their parent or legal representative.
Infants who are less than two days old are not permitted to board our flights.
The discount for child passengers is applied to international routes only when permitted by flight regulations. The discount amount may vary on some routes.
A bright welcome at Istanbul Airport
We welcome families travelling with children aged 0-7 at the family check-in counter, located between counters D-9 and 16 at İstanbul Airport.