Children Travelling Alone

  • On Icelandair flights, an Unaccompanied Minor (UM) is a child between 5-11 years of age (11 inclusive) who is NOT accompanied by a passenger 12 years of age or older having the same reservation status and capable of taking full responsibility for the child.
  • A maximum of 4 Unaccompanied Minors may be carried on each flight.
  • The Unaccompanied Minor service charge is 6500 ISK each way, converted to the local currency where applicable. Only one fee is charged if two or more unaccompanied minors are traveling together.
  • We only accept Unaccompanied Minors on Icelandair fligths, onward connections with other airlines are not possible.

Unaccompanied Minor Travel Guidelines

  • Unaccompanied Minors must be checked-in by an adult guardian who must provide photo identification and contact information, as well as the relationship to the child. On arrival in the destination city, the Icelandair ground agent will also check photo identification and contact information before releasing the child to the guardian, who is predetermined in the child's reservation documents.
  • Travel documents for the Unaccompanied minor concerned are placed in a special Icelandair wallet clearly visible on the child.
  • Please note all Unaccompanied Minors must be confirmed in advanced before the travelling on Icelandair. Please contact our reservations department to make a reservation for them.

Please fill out this form and print four copies: Unaccompanied Minor form (PDF 70kb)


IGS employee at Keflavik Airport will need to escort those passengers requiring special assistance departing/arriving on Icelandair´s flights.
Relatives are not allowed to escort children, elderly or those needing special assistance when departing/arriving with flights at Keflavik Airport.

It is not possible to book a child travelling alone via the Internet

To book an Unaccompanied Minor, please contact Icelandair Reservations at Tel: + 44 (0) 0844 8111 190 . Unaccompanied Minors must be confirmed at least 3 days before the flight, so please allow for advance purchase.