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Can I travel when I'm pregnant?


Iberia allows pregnant women to travel, although, like the other airlines which are members of IATA (the International Air Transport Association) we recommend that you do not travel during the last month of pregnancy and up to 7 days after giving birth.

In some special cases, medical authorization will be recommended for travelling. Further information [Open in a new window]

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Can I take my baby's food on board?


Yes. According to current regulations, passengers travelling with babies may carry baby milk or juices. FURTHER INFORMATION[Open in a new window]

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Can one adult travel with two infants?


Aircraft safety regulations require that if an adult passenger wants to travel with two infants (children under 2 years), they will have to bring along a standard child car seat for one of the infants to travel in. The car seat will be fitted to the seat next to the adult passenger's seat.

The other baby will travel on the adult passenger's lap with the additional seatbelt which will be provided by the crew as has been normal practice until now.

The fare applicable to the infant in the car seat will be the same as that of a child between the ages of 2 and 11 years of age.

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How can I transport my baby?


When you travel with your baby and you take the pram with you, you have the option of keeping the pram with you until you board the aircraft or checking it in with the rest of your luggage. If you do take it to the aircraft entrance, it may be transported in the cabin when cabin space allows. Otherwise, it will taken by the flight attendants, placed in the hold and handed over at the aircraft door on arrival (where feasible).

If you check it in as hold baggage, it will be collected with the rest of your baggage from the carousels in the arrivals hall.

To make your baby's trip safer, on intercontinental flights and for babies up to 8 months and 11 kg. maximum weight., Iberia has available a certain number of sky-cots.

These skycots, along with the seats for the adult passengers who accompany the infant, cannot be booked online.

To book a skycot please contact the Iberia office in your country, who will inform you if you will be able to book a seat for yourself in the area asigned to skycots.

Iberia, conscious of what travelling with an infant involved, provided the same baggage allowance as for the accompanying adult, as well as a pushchair/foldable buggy or a car seat.

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How soon can a mother and newborn baby travel with Iberia?


Iberia permits travel from any time but recommends that premature babies or those less than 1 week old should not travel by air.

Please remember that babies may suffer pain due to cabin pressure changes and that they should be kept well-hydrated.

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