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Children travelling alone are in safe hands. We accompany them throughout the flight, from the time that you say goodbye to them at the start of their journey to the time they are collected by family or friends at the destination airport.
Important indication: unaccompanied minors (passengers aged between 5 and 14 years traveling alone) of Italian nationality who undertake trips abroad need special travel documents. In fact, all children of Italian nationality who have not yet attained the age of 14 years must travel with a personal passport or a certificate or birth certificate with photo, duly endorsed by the police (Questura) and valid.
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Free luggage allowance on Brussels Airlines operated flights:
Any luggage in excess of the free luggage allowances is subject to excess luggage charges. Our excess baggage fees apply to one-way journeys.
Pets in Cabin
Travelling with a pet in the aircraft cabin is subject to availability and must be pre-notified at the time of reservation.
A fee applies per one way flight.
Please contact our Customer Contact Centre to check the availability on the flight.
Pets in cabin are:
- small domestic animals such as dogs and cats, weighing less than 8kg (including pet bag)
- service animals such as seeing-eye, hearing or assistant dogs are accepted free of charge, without restrictions of weight or size.
- Brussels Airlines doesn't accept any pets in cabin on its flights to the United Kingdom.
Exception: Service animals are accepted to/from Birmingham
- Animals into and out of Kenya, may be transported by cargo only.
IMPORTANT: birds, fish and rodents (e.g. guinea pigs, hamsters, rabbits, etc.) are not permitted in the passenger cabin on Brussels Airlines flights.
IMPORTANT NOTICE : Booked your ticket BEFORE June 3rd 2011? Check out the previous luggage rules:
Short haul: €30 per one-way (from point of origin till final destination)
Long Haul (Africa) and Medium Haul (Tel Aviv): €60 per one-way
These rates are valid on flights operated by Brussels Airlines. On flights operated by one of our codeshare partners, the rates of the respective partner apply. Please check with the airline operating the flight for their specific rates to travel with a pet in cabin.