Most airlines allow children from 12 to 15 years old to travel alone but must also request the accompanied minor service.
When traveling with a low cost airline, children generally must be 16 years old or over to be able to travel alone, otherwise boarding will be denied.
Can you travel alone at 16?
Most airlines allow children to travel alone using an unaccompanied minor service from 5 years. Depending on the airline, minors may travel without assistance from 12, 14, 16, or 18 years.
Can a 17 year old fly alone UK?
Travelling aloneYou can travel to the UK without an adult (someone over the age of 18). Your parent or guardian will need to provide their: written consent for you to travel to the UK.
Can you fly alone at 14?
Children 5 to 14 years old must travel as unaccompanied minors when not traveling with a person at least 15 years old. Children 15 and older may request and pay for the unaccompanied minor service. Unaccompanied minors are accepted only on direct flights which do not require a change of aircraft or flight number.
How old should you be to travel alone?
Minimum age for flying alone: 12 years old. Children 12-15 years old: May travel unaccompanied, however, an adult must sign the Form of Indemnity the day of flight departure at the airport check-in desk. Children without this completed form will not be allowed to fly.