Passengers with special needs - what you need to know?

  • Posted on: 9 February 2019
  • By: addmean
All of us need to collected plenty of other information before we go on board. All papers needed, dimension of each luggage, hazardous materials, traveling with animals, and few more. But there are a special type of tourists that has another needs. Mother with a child, disabled passengers, overweight person. What you should now about your situation during the trip? Do you have any extra rights because of your condition? Let's find out.


Mother with child

When you have a little child, you should be prepare wisely for the trip. First of all, what is the age of it? because if it is younger then couple months, in some cases it should travelling with a medical certificate, because airline agency need to make certain that it is ok to fly for it. You will take it from your doctor, but remember, trip for such a tiny creature could be very dangerous. If it is older, you only need a passport for him, cause since couple years, all the people, also smallest one, need to have any ID to cross board by airplane. You could wait for it couple weeks, so be aware of it when you are booking your ticket (click there). And speaking of which, children under two years old, are traveling on their mama's laps, theirseats cost like 10% of entire prize. Also, you could take a special seat for it, but in that case, you will pay normal money. You are able to feed your baby on board, with your own, home made food. To take it with you, you have to declare it in the time of your security check. Guards will look at it carefully, and possibly you will have to taste it or give it to your kid. It help them to make certain, that it is not any kind of poison or toxic material, which may be use to take over a plane by any terrorist you may travels with. If you have a perambulator for your child, you don't need to pay additional for it. Flying attendant would put it into the cabin on the time of your journey.
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Disabled passengers
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When you are really obese human, no airline corporation may ask you to buy two ticket, because it is against the law. But for your own comfort, in some cases it would be needed. if you are not sure if you would fit inside the chair, call emergency center and ask them that question. If it is possible that seat will be to small, you might book different ticket close to the first one, plenty of the time the price would be smaller.
If you are a handicap men or women who travels with a wheel chair, don't be scared. Stewardess will help you to get inside the airplane with no troubles, they could take care of your vehicle on the time of your travel, you do not need take any helper with you. Also, wheel chair is part of your carry on luggage, you won't be charged extra for it ( this page).
If you are wishing to travel into your stretcher, there is no issue either. But be aware, you must to get to know about this situation earlier, cause one airplane may have only few disabled passengers like you on a board.


Flying by plane is nothing wrong, even if you are travelling with a medical certificate or you are on a wheel chair. Stewardess are very professional, so you do not have to be worry, that someone will treat you in a wrong way.