Infants & Children

PenAir accepts car seats in addition to normal Carry-On or Checked Baggage provided approved space is available. When checking your car seat on a flight, you can bring your car seat to the gate to be loaded there. If checking a car seat as Baggage the original box/packaging should be used. Liability release form must be signed.

PenAir welcomes you and your family on board. When traveling with children we recommend bringing “comfort” items such as books, snacks or a blanket in your carry-on to keep them comfortable during the flight.. The TSA currently has a limit on the amount of liquids brought through the security checkpoint. We recommend visiting the Traveling with Kids section of the TSA website for complete information and helpful tips.

Car Seats

PenAir accepts car seats in addition to normal Carry-On or Checked Baggage provided approved space is available. When checking your car seat on a flight, you can bring your car seat to the gate to be loaded there. If checking a car seat as Baggage the original box/packaging should be used. Liability release form must be signed.

Travel Documentation for Minors

Children under the age of 18 do not need photo ID while traveling domestically. See Travel Documents section for more information and acceptable forms of identification

Unaccompanied Minors

PenAir offers unaccompanied minor service on all of our flights. In Alaska only, this service includes controlled custody release and supervised connecting flight transfers.

On the East Coast, unaccompanied minors service is limited to point-to-point travel only (transfers to other airlines is not accepted) with an adult meeting them at destination city for custody transfer. Carrier will not allow any child under the age of 5 years to travel on any flight unless accompanied by a passenger 18 years of age or older.

Age and transfer requirements vary, so please contact PenAir Central Reservations & Customer Assistance for more information


 

Extra Assistance

Whatever your special needs, PenAir wants your trip to be enjoyable. If you have any special requirements, you can let us know by calling 907-771-2640 or 1-800-448-4226.

Children Traveling Alone

PenAir offers unaccompanied minor service on all of our flights. This service includes controlled custody release and supervised connecting flight transfers as part of our commitment of serviceAge and transfer requirements vary; please refer to the unaccompanied minor section (link to this section) or contact PenAir reservations at 907-771-2640 or 1-800-448-4226.

Aircraft Accessibility

PenAir provides courtesy wheel chair service at our locations to assist you in boarding and exiting the aircraft. Specially designed aisle chairs are also available for easy access to your seat, along with fold up armrests on some seats. Seating for special needs passengers may be restricted by FAA regulations from emergency exit seating based on the ability of the person to open and operate an emergency exit.

Mobility Devices

When small enough, mobility devices such as canes and walkers can be taken onboard the aircraft with you. If such a device cannot be stowed safely in the cabin, it will be tagged and placed in the cargo hold, and returned to you promptly at your final destination.

Electric wheelchairs must be checked as baggage. Since batteries contain corrosive materials, they need to be disconnected and some will need to be removed and boxed for additional passenger safety. Providing written assembly instructions and allowing extra time at the gate will help us depart on schedule.

Pre-Planned Oxygen

PenAir is approved to carry oxygen dispensing equipment onboard our aircraft for medical use. Call PenAir reservations at 907-771-2640 or 1-800-448-4226 for details.

Stretchers

The FAA to carry stretchers onboard certifies PenAir our aircraft for medical transport. To arrange for this service, please provide PenAir with a doctor's request through our reservations department at 907-771-2640 or 1-800-448-4226.

Service Animals

Trained and qualified Seeing Eye and auditory canines traveling with their masters are welcome onboard our aircraft. There is no charge for this service, and such animals are not required to be in kennels due to the nature of their work and training. Please contact reservations for confirmation at 907-771-2640 or 1-800-448-4226.