Traveling with babies and small children

For domestic routes

The following services are provided on Japan Airlines' aircraft for infants and small children on international routes.
To use some services requiring reservation, please contact us in advance.

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Please be reminded that the escort of a child, under 2 years of age, must be 16 years or older at the time of boarding on JAL international flights (*).

  • *Itineraries with only JAL domestic flights are not included. For codeshare flights, operating ariline's regulation applies.

At departing airport


You may use your baby stroller up to the boarding gate at some airports.
Please ask the airport personnel if this is possible when you check-in.

  • *Space on board is limited, so checking-in your stroller is strongly encouraged. Checked  strollers will be returned to you as quickly as possible upon arrival.
    Please use the free baby stroller service provided by your departure airport. No reservation  is required. Please note that your request may not always be honored due to supply issues.

Baby stroller lending service at the airport: The number is limited. Appreciate your understanding in advance.
Available airports: Narita International, Kansai International, Chubu Centrair International, Frankfurt International (Germany), London Heathrow (UK)

Pre-boarding service

During boarding, you will have priority to get on board. Please inform our staff at the boarding gate.


Reservations Required.

Baby Meal/Child Meal For babies from 0 years to 2 years old

For details about Minimal Allergen Meals, please refer to below.

Minimal Allergen Meals

Infant meal or baby meal are available. Please choose either one according to your baby’s age.

Route Up to 8 months From 9 months to 2 years
Europe routes
North America routes (includes Hawaii)
Australian route
Pack (bib / bottled baby food) Main entrée (hot)
Bread /Jelly
Southeast Asia routes (Except Delhi)
South Asia routes
East Asia routes (Except Korea)
Pack (bib / bottled baby food) Main entrée (hot)
Korea routes Pack (bib / bottled baby food) Main entrée (cold)

For babies up to 8 months

Pack (bib / bottled baby food)

For babies from 9 months to 2 years old

Europe route meal (sample)

  • Entrée: Tomato-flavored fried rice and mixed vegetables in a cream sauce
  • Banana
  • Jelly
  • Bread
  • Crackers

Child Meal

Please refer to here for "BEDD for Kids"* or Minimal Allergen Meals.

  • *Menu for first class/business class passengers on flights from Tokyo (Narita/Haneda), excluding midnight flight.

BEDD for KidsMinimal Allergen MealsSpecial inflight meals

  • *For children aged between 2 and 12.
  • *Children's meal for codeshare flights operated by partner carrier can not be reserved.
  • *For further inquiry, please contact us.

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Disposable diapers

Kao brand “Merries” diapers M & L sizes.


Our bassinets are ideal for infants weighing up to 10.5kg (age 2).

Dimensions (length: 72 cms, width: 30cms, and depth: 15 cms).

Please note that bassinets are available in limited numbers and reservation may not always be possible.

Child seat

Please apply for the service at least 96 hours prior to departure time.

Use of child seat onboard an aircraft

No Reservations Required.

Changing stand (in the lavatory)


JAL Original Goods

JAL original giveaway item is available on board.

  • *Images are shown for illustrative purposes only. Toy variety may vary accoding to the operating carrier, stock or seasonality.
  • *Picture books are also available for lending. (The number is limited.)

To passengers with children

Be careful not to get your fingers caught.

Cabin furnishings are equipped with aircraft configurated items.
Be careful not to get your fingers caught in the seat table, armrest or toilet door when opening or closing.



(Toilet door)

Be careful with hot drinks.

Keep hot drinks away from children as they may cause burns.

(Drink on table)

Hold your baby tightly while seatbelt sign on.

Please fasten your seatbelt and hold your baby tightly.

(Seat belt)

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