Important Questions: Flying With A Baby
3.) The FAA has banned the use of supplemental lap restraints, or “belly belts,” in airplanes. Booster seats and harness vests may be used during flight, but not during taxi, takeoff, or landing. Your airline may or may not choose to enforce these rules.
4.) Children under age 2 sometimes receive a special discount when you purchase a seat for them, particularly when traveling internationally.
5.) When you buy a seat for your child, you’ll need to bring a government-approved car seat for him to sit in on the plane. Airlines typically require that car seats be placed in window and middle seats away from exit rows; some airlines impose additional restrictions.
6.) Children ages 2 and up must have a ticket for their own seat.