Flying with kids

What documents do I need to fly with a minor?

Before traveling, please note that, for their safety, all minors must be identified before airport and immigration authorities. The required documents change depending on your age, whether you are traveling with a parent, with a relative or unaccompanied.

Please note:

  • Passengers aged 14 or younger must travel with their parents or a responsible adult (over 18 years old) on both domestic and international flights; otherwise, they will be denied boarding starting May 15, 2024. Consult the information bulletin.
  • If you purchased a ticket before May 15, 2024, don't worry! Passengers aged 14 or younger will still be able to travel. They must go to the airport counter to receive their boarding pass.
  • Confirm the necessary requirements or authorizations for the departure and entry of minors with the corresponding immigration authority of each country.
  • Please note that we do not provide the unaccompanied minor or recommended minor service on any of our routes.
  • If the minor does not meet the requirements or age to fly unaccompanied, a refund may be requested, provided that the fare conditions allow it.
For domestic flights in Colombia and Ecuador
  • ID document:
    • For minors from 0 to 7 years old: Original copy of civil registry or birth certificate. (Avoid carrying photocopies, photographs on mobile devices or the loss report of the document.)
    • For minors from 8 to 17 years old: ID card.
  • Responsible companion:
    For regulatory and safety reasons, passengers aged 14 or younger must travel with their parents or a responsible adult (over 18 years of age).
  • Parent ID (Only applies to domestic flights in Ecuador):
    • If the minor is traveling without parents, a photocopy of the parents' or their legal guardians' ID is required.
    • If one of the parents is deceased, the death certificate or civil registry must be provided.
For international flights
  • Passport:
    To leave the country, all minors from 0 to 17 years of age must have a valid and current passport.
  • Copy of civil registry or birth certificate. (Avoid carrying photocopies, photographs on mobile devices or the loss report of the document.)
  • Authorization or exit permit:
    If the minor is traveling unaccompanied by one or both parents or guardians, an authenticated exit permit signed by the parents or guardians is required. This permit may vary in format and procedure depending on the country.
    • Find it on the official website of the immigration authority of your country of residence.
    • We recommend you carry an additional authenticated copy in case the immigration authorities of your connection or destination country require it for entering or exiting the country.
    • Remember that it is always advisable to verify the information and requirements for leaving the country with the immigration authorities before planning your trip with a minor.
  • Responsible companion:
    For regulatory and safety reasons, passengers aged 14 or younger must travel with their parents or a responsible adult (over 18 years of age).
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