The IndiGo Airlines Unaccompanied Minor policy allows children between 5 ā€“ 12 years of age (regarded as minors) to travel alone after booking the Flying Solo Service. The service is optional for children between 13 ā€“ 18 years of age. However, children below 5 years of age are not allowed to travel aloneā€”they must be accompanied by an adult passenger who is at least 18 years old.Ā 

The key highlights of IndiGo Airlinesā€™ Unaccompanied Minor policy are explained below. 

  • Restrictions
    Unless accompanied by an adult who is at least 18 years old, unaccompanied minors will not be accepted on:
    • Flights with night halts 
    • Flights involving transfers to other airlines 
    • Stopovers exceeding 6 hours 
  • Unaccompanied Minor Charges
    Flying Solo Fees
    The per-sector fee for Unaccompanied Minors is as follows:
    • On domestic flights: INR 2,000/AED 100/USD 32 
    • On international flights: INR 3,500/AED 70/USD 56
  • At Departure Airport
    • The parent or adult guardian who is at least 18 years old must bring the child to the airportā€™s check-in counter:
      • At least 2 hours before departure for a domestic flight.
      • At least 4 hours before departure for an international flight.
    • The parent or adult guardian must fill out, sign, and present 4 copies of the Minor Form at the check-in counter. The Minor Form contains the contact details of the parent or adult guardian who will meet the unaccompanied minor at the destination airport. 
    • The parent or adult guardian must present a valid photo ID of the unaccompanied minor and himself/herself at the check-in counter.
    • The child will be escorted to the aircraft by an IndiGo staff member.
    • The child will be looked after by the cabin crew onboard the aircraft. 
    • The parent or adult guardian must remain at the airport until the flight takes off. 
  • On Board
    • Your child will be checked upon from time to time by the cabin crew.
    • Meals/snacks are included in the Flying Solo program.
    • Ask your child to wait for a flight attendant to escort him/her to the gate after arrival.
  • Transit/transfer
    • Connecting flights are permitted only in the following cases:
      • The connecting flight must be on IndiGo only. 
      • The stopover time must not exceed 6 hours. 
  • At the Arrival Airport 
    • Your child will be escorted from the aircraft and helped through the arrivals process. 
    • The designated adult guardian/parent must:
      • Reach the airportā€™s arrival hall at least 30 minutes before the flightā€™s scheduled arrival time.
      • Have their name, address, and cellphone number on the Minor Form.
      • Present a valid photo ID.
      • Receive your child at the gate.

Unaccompanied Minor Fee/Flying Solo Fee

The Unaccompanied Minor fee charged by IndiGo Airlines, in addition to the cost of the ticket, is as follows:

  • On domestic flights INR 2,000//AED 100/USD 32 per sector, per minor.
  • On international flights INR 3,500/AED 70/USD 56 per sector, per minor.

Frequently Asked Questions on IndiGo Unaccompanied Minors Policy

IndiGo accepts reservations for unaccompanied minors between 5-12 years through its Flying Solo Service after the parent: 

  1. Purchases a ticket and pays the fee, which is: 
  • INR 2,000/AED 100/USD 32 on domestic flights
  • INR 3,500/AED 70/USD 56 on international flights
  1. Fills out and submits 4 copies of the Minor Form at check-in.

For children between 13 ā€“ 18 years of age, the service is optional.

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