Flying is an exciting adventure for kids, and at Delta, we strive to make it as safe and easy for them as possible. Check out these frequently asked questions about our policies and procedures for children flying by themselves. If your question or comment has not been addressed, please contact us or visit Reservations.
A Delta Air Lines employee will take your child on board before general boarding begins. This allows time to:
No. You will be asked to say goodbye in the terminal area because access is restricted to ticketed passengers only. We do ask, however, that you stay in the gate area until the child's plane takes off in the event the flight returns to the gate.
A badged employee will meet your child's arriving flight.
If we have any indication that your child(s) flight may not operate as scheduled, we'll advise you and suggest that you book travel for another day. If the delay or cancellation occurs en route, Delta employees will:
Under very rare circumstances, an overnight may be required (e.g. a major snowstorm). In these situations, we will provide overnight and meal accommodations for your child. And a Delta employee(s) will provide supervision to ensure your child's safety during an overnight stay. You will be contacted with pertinent information if this unusual circumstance occurs.