Planning Ahead

  • Age requirement: 7 days or older
  • Airfare: Infants fly free on domestic flights and are charged 10% of an adult fare on international flights.
  • Seating: Your infant will not be assigned a specific seat unless you purchase a child fare ticket. If, however, you are a single adult passenger traveling with more than one infant, you must purchase at least one child fare ticket.

Baggage Allowances

International Flights
  • 1 stroller and 1 car seat (or bassinet).
  • 1 item no larger than 115cm (length, width, height) and under 10kg.
Domestic Flights
  • 1 stroller and 1 car seat (or bassinet).

Guide for Stroller

  • A stroller larger than 115cm (length, width, height) must be checked-in during the check-in process or at the boarding gate.
  • A stroller which is fully folded portable umbrella-type stroller may be carried in the cabin when storage space is available. (within 100 x 20 x 20cm)
  • Passengers can pick the stroller up at the gate for international stations.
    (In some stations including Korea domestic stations, stroller cannot be delivered to the gate)

Free Stroller Rental Service

  • Korean Air provides Free Stroller Rental Service to passengers traveling on Korean Air operated flights at F40 check-in counter located on the 3rd floor at Incheon Airport Terminal 2.

Note: Please be advised that the number of strollers is limited and the strollers can be used at Incheon Airport only.

In-flight service for baby

Passengers who want the service, please submit an advance request through Korean Air Reservation Center or your travel agent before the deadline. In-flight bassinets can be requested after making a reservation. Bassinets should be reserved in advance as there is limited availability.


Please submit your request at least 24 hours in advance through service center or homepage “My Trips”. Infants under 24 months will be served baby food and orange juice or child meal. If your infant has special needs or food allergies, please bring the necessary food items by yourself, as we cannot provide any substitutes.

Please note that we no longer offer infant formula including powdered milk as of Jun 1, 2017.

  • Availability: International flights only (Economy Class and Prestige Class on some aircrafts)
  • Service conditions: Weight – less than 11kg(24.25 lbs), Height – no longer than 75cm(2.46 ft)
  • Request deadline: 48 hours before departure.

Note: Even if the request was made in advance, an infant who is taller or heavier than the allowed limit will not be given a bassinet in flight.

Diaper changing:

All aircraft used for medium and long-haul flights have bathrooms equipped with drop-down diaper changing stations.

Baby/Child Car seat and Harness

If you bring an own car seat or harness for baby/child, you may use it during the flight.

  • Baby must have a separate seat to use the car seat or harness.
  • Car seat and harness must not disturb to exit in the emergency, preferred seat may not be assigned.
  • The certified car seat or harness by US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) or car seats certified for cabin use can be used during entire flight including take off and landing.
  • You’re recommended checking before travel that car seat or harness to be working normal, and baby/child not exceeding height/weight limits from device standards.


  • For infants with health issues, medical authorization is needed prior to boarding in order to guarantee safe air travel.

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