An infant refers to a passenger who is less than 2 years old on the date when travel begins; an infant can only travel when escorted by adults who are over 18 years old and have a capacity for civil conduct.To ensure passengers' safety, infants younger than 14 days are not accepted for carriage.


An infant shall not occupy a separate seat.The domestic transportation ticket price is 10% of the ordinary ticket price for the same physical space included in the passenger ticket purchased by the escorting adult passenger;China Southern Airlines infant ticket prices vary depending on different international air routes. Please refer to the searched price when purchasing an infant ticket.Each adult may only travel with one infant. Passengers with additional infants must purchase child tickets for each additional infant, in which case these additional infants may occupy their own seats.

The seat and ticket price for children shall be calculated based on the corresponding child's ticket.


When purchasing a child ticket (including infants) or infant ticket, proof of the child's age is required, such as a passport and/or birth certificate.

Acceptable Amount

In order to ensure flight safety, there have different carrier standards about the number of infant passengers within each  routes and aircraft,according to the  safety regulations issued by the Civil Aviation Authority.

To ensure a smooth journey for you and your baby, please notify the ticketing staff that your baby will be on-board when you are booking your flight. After confirming compliance with regulations regarding the maximum number of infants that may board your desired flight, we will issue tickets to you and your baby. This will avoid unexpected itinerary changes due to exceeding the maximum number of infants accepted by the carrier if you and your infant arrive at the airport without prior notice.

Free Baggage Allowance

1. An infant with a child ticket is entitled to the corresponding free baggage allowance.

2. An infant without a seat is entitled to a free baggage allowance of 22 lbs (10 kg).When the free baggage amount is calculated by piece, a piece of baggage with a maximum weight not exceeding 22 lbs (10 kg) and a volume (sum of the three sides, L x W x H) not exceeding 45.27 inches (115 cm) can be checked in free of charge. In addition, a folded baby carriage, bassinet, or a child safety seat may be brought free of charge. A non-folded baby carriage can only be transported free of charge as checked baggage, and a folded baby carriage also can only be transported free of charge as checked baggage in case of insufficient designated storage space within the cabin.

3.Only non-foldable strollers can be complementarily checked. Foldable strollers may be complementarily checked if they do not meet the cabin’s specified storage limits.

Infant Cradles

Free baby cradles are offered during some long-haul flights. Passengers in need of cradles can apply for this service if you meet the following conditions:

1. The airplane that you take is among the types of A380, A330, B777, B787.

2. You are in Mingzhu Economy Class (Premium Economy Class) or Economy Class.

3. The flight is planned to be over 3 hours.

4. Your baby is less than 12 months but more than 14 days old, less than 70 cm in height and less than 25 pounds in weight.

Since the number of cradles on every airplane is limited, please make a reservation for this service earlier than 24 hours before your flight on our official website, or call our service center at 4006695539, or apply in person at the local ticket offices affiliated with China Southern Airlines.