Vistara implements DGCA mandate on seating children

Children below 12 to be seated next to a parent or guardian
2024-05-13
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/ New Delhi
Vistara implements DGCA mandate on seating children
Vistara implements DGCA mandate on seating children

Vistara says that this regulation aims to enhance the safety and comfort of young passengers

Full service carrier Vistara says it will now offer children for upto 12 years to be seated alongside at least one of their parents or guardians who are travelling on the same PNR.
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Indian full-service carrier Tata SIA Airlines, operating as Vistara, has announced in a policy update that it will now necessarily offer children’s seating arrangements right next to one of the parents.

According to a press statement by Vistara, it has been mandated by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation that children up to 12 years of age will now be seated alongside at least one of their parents or guardians who are travelling on the same PNR.

In an advisory to ticketing agents, Vistara says that this regulation aims to enhance the safety and comfort of young passengers during air travel.

The airline says that it will be imperative to identify the child at the time of booking to facilitate seating allocation close to the parent or guardian.

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