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Booking a flight for your infant/child

1. Infants (7 days to 2Years)

Infants must be 7 days or older to travel on a Skyward flight. You must have a medical clearance certificate issued by a physician to present at Check-In for any infant less than 7 days old.

Skyward Express can accommodate a maximum of 5 infants per flight. If you are travelling with an infant under the age of 2‚ you can choose between two options:

  • Purchase a paid seat

You can pay a full fare and have your infant travel in an approved car seat which fits into the aircraft seat securely.

This reservation cannot be booked online‚ so contact us at +254 709 786 000 and we'll be pleased to help you

  • Travel with the infant seated in your lap

A lap-held infant is subjected to a base fare minus taxes as per below:

  • Mombasa‚ Malindi‚ Eldoret & Ukunda route is charged at Kes. 1‚200/-
  • Lodwar & Lamu route is charged at Kes. 1‚500/-

Only one lap-held infant is permitted for each ticketed adult.

Seats cannot be reserved for lap-held infants.

Checked baggage allowances do not apply for the infant.

An infant bag shall be considered as an additional standard baggage

2. Children (2 to 11 years old)

All children over 2 years old and younger than 12 years old are required to have purchased seat of 75% of the adult fare + taxes and must be accompanied by an adult.

If you are planning on having your child travel alone‚ please learn about Skyward Express unaccompanied minor policies.

Unaccompanied Minor is the term used for a passenger between the ages of 5 - 12 years‚ travelling alone. Children between the ages of 5 and 12 years of age will be accepted to travel provided a responsible adult escorts the child at both airport of departure and arrival.

The responsible adult should present the child at check-in and complete declaration form prior form to remaining with the child for as long as possible before proceeding to boarding. The responsible adult shall be requested to remain at the airport until the aircraft is airborne.