Child fares & baggage allowance
Your child's age at the date of departure for each flight on your journey determines whether or not they are eligible for an infant or child fare. Refer to the table below to check the applicable fare type depending on your child's age.
Infant fares are typically priced at 10% of the adult fare while child fares are only available on select routes.
Infant and 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**
|8 days until 2nd birthday||
Two infants with one adult:
Second infant should be over 12 months and able to sit on a seat with a seat belt.
If both infants are less than 12 months old, they need to be accompanied by a second adult passenger (at least 18 years of age).
|Child fare* if second infant is over 12 months old and is travelling in a separate seat or car seat**|
|8 days until 2nd birthday||
Three infants with two adults:
Third infant should be over 12 months old and able to sit on a seat with a seat belt.
If all three infants are less than 12 months old, they need to be accompanied by a third adult passenger (at least 18 years of age).
Note: Any additional infant (e.g. 4 infants and 3 adults) must be accompanied by an additional passenger (at least 18 years of age). Booking details of the accompanying passengers must be provided at the time of reservation.
|Child fare* if third infant is over 12 months old and is travelling in a separate seat or car seat**|
|2 to 11 years||Children between 2-5 years should be accompanied by an adult over 16 years of age when travelling.||Child fare*|
|2 to 11 years||Children between 5-12 years can travel as unaccompanied minors. Click here for details on unaccompanied minors.||Adult fare|
|12 years and older||N/A||Adult fare|
*Child fares are available on select routes. For all other routes, children must travel at the 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:
a. When travel is required on Medical Grounds provided Qatar Airways Medical Centre approval is obtained using a MEDIF.
b. 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.
Families with children in a different cabin
In some instances, parents or guardians may wish to travel on the same flight but in different cabins.
Children between 5 and 11 years of age can travel in a different cabin on the same flight as their guardian or parent. Children who are less than 5 years of age should be accompanied by an adult who is at least 16 years and traveling in the same cabin as the child.
Infant fare checked baggage allowance
|Flights to and from Argentina, Brazil, Canada and the United States||One piece, not to exceed 23kg (50lb) or a maximum dimension of 115cm (45in)
|All other routes||10kg (22lb) not to exceed a maximum dimension of 115cm (45in)|
One stroller, collapsible carrycot, or pushchair per infant is accepted without charge.