Travelling with Infant
Procedures for carriage of infant seats
Infants are permitted to be carried in an acceptable separate child restraint system (CRS) fastened to a passenger seat. This could be forward facing and is a preferred method of restraint for an infant.
- A child up to the age of two would be more effectively protected if seated on a CRS provided the weight or size of the child does not exceed the placarded limits of the device.
- Any CRS must be secured to the aircraft seat in accordance to the child seat manufactures instructions or an approved method.
- The CRS should not be located in the row adjacent to an emergency exit or immediately forward or aft of such a row.
- The CRS should not obstruct access and passageway to any emergency exit.
- A window seat or the middle row of seats in a two aisle aircraft are the preferred locations although aisle seats are acceptable when the seats in the same row are occupied by persons responsible for the infant.
- Only one infant / child should be located in any one row unless the infants are in the same family and an adult is accompanying the second infant. .
The cabin crew should ensure that only the following approved seats to be used on board the aircraft.
U.K. CAA Approved Seats
||CERTIFICATE OF TEST REFERENCE
||Type 2040-1-Care Chair
Approved U.S. Labels (Seats Manufactured to US Standards)
- This restraint system confirms to all Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards.
- This restraint system confirms to all applicable Motor Vehicle Safety Standards and THIS RESTRAINT IS CERTIFIED FOR USE IN MOTOR VEHICLES AND AIRCRAFT. ( RED lettering )
General Guide to Restraint of Children in Aircraft.
|Less than 6 months
||Infant seat belt
|6 months up to 2 years
||Infant seat belt or approved car type infant seat.
|2 years and above
||Approved car type child restraint device or aircraft seat belt.