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Flying with a Child with Special Needs?

Check with your airline for information on rules and services


Where will you need to leave your child's wheelchair? Will it be possible to refrigerate your child's medication? Can an allergy-safe meal be made for your child? Whatever your questions about safe air travel with a child with special needs, airline websites seek to answer it. Follow the links below to get the information you need before you get to the airport, and follow up by calling the airline if you have additional questions or concerns.

Air Canada


Alaska Airlines

American Airlines

British Airways

Cathay Pacific

Continental Airlines



Frontier Airlines


Northwest Airlines


Singapore Airlines

Southwest Airlines

Spirit Airlines

United Airlines

US Airways

Virgin Atlantic

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