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Childless travelers around the world breathed a sigh of relief when Malaysia Airlines announced the first child-free decks on some of its double-decker flights.
Give your child a bottle, pacifier, gum or candy to help prevent ear pain caused by changes in air pressure.
There's no law requiring airlines to seat parents and children together.
The FAA recommends that all infants fly in a hard-backed, government-approved child seat when on an airplane.
Young children are not permitted to sit in an exit row.
Children 24 months or younger may sit in a parent's lap while flying. After age 2, kids require a ticket and a seat of their own.
Benadryl affects each child differently. While it helps some kids sleep, it gives others a big energy boost. Always talk to your doctor before giving medication to children.
The 3-ounce rule is waived for milk, formula and other liquids that are necessary for young children.
Bulkhead seats are generally reserved for families or the disabled. Call the airline before your flight if you wish to reserve these seats.
Saturday is the least busy day to fly, making it an ideal time for families with young children to take to the skies.