Child fares & baggage allowances

Your child's age at departure determines whether or not they are eligible for infant or child fares.

Age range Acceptance criteria Fare type eligibility
8 days until 2nd birthday

One infant with one adult

Infant fare if travelling on a parent's lap

Child fare* if travelling in a separate seat or car seat*


Two infants with one adult:
If second infant is over 12 months and able to sit on a seat with a seat belt

Second infant shall travel having paid Child fare

Three infants with two adults:
If each adult looks after one infant during take-off and landing and if third infant is over 12 months and able to sit on a seat with a seat belt

With two adults, Child fare of 75 % shall apply to third infant

If this is not possible, third infant is only acceptable with escort

2 to 11 years Children under 16 years should be accompanied by an adult when travelling. Click here for details on unaccompanied minors

Child fare*

12 years and older

Adult fare

*Car seats may be used for infants and children aged between 6 months and 36 months only.

Infants less than 8 days old may be accepted to travel under the following circumstances:

  • When travel is required on Medical Grounds provided Qatar Airways Medical Centre approval is obtained using a MEDIF.
  • When the mother is required to travel on compassionate grounds provided a Certificate is obtained from a Qualified Pediatrician indicating the infant is fit to travel and necessary travel documents for the infant is available.


Fare type
Infant Varies per flight route and ticket type*
Child Varies per flight route and ticket type*

*Child and infant fares are available on select routes and ticket types. For other routes, children must travel at the adult fare. Please reviw at the time of booking.


Infant fare baggage allowance

Hand baggage
  First Class Business Class Economy Class
All flights One piece, not to exceed 10kg (22lb) or 50x37x25cm (20x15x10in)
Checked baggage
  First Class Business Class Economy Class
Flights to and from Argentina, Brazil, Canada, and the USA One piece, not to exceed 23kg (50lb) or a maximum dimension of 115cm (45in)
Flights to and from all other destinations 10kg (22lb) not to exceed a maximum dimension of 115 cm (45in)

One stroller, collapsible carrycot, or pushchair per infant is accepted without charge.

Child fare baggage allowance

Children and infants travelling on a child fare are eligible for the same baggage allowances as adults.