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Unaccompanied Minors

Basic Provisions

China Southern Airlines accepts unaccompanied minors who are over the age of 5 years old but less than 12 years old and who are not accompanied by an adult passenger over the age of 18 years who has the full capacity for civil conduct, and must handle the relevant procedures for transportation of unaccompanied minors before acceptance by China Southern Airlines, and only under the condition that no aircraft changes occur.Unaccompanied children under the age of 5 may not travel alone under any circumstances.

Acceptance Conditions

Unaccompanied minors traveling as passengers must meet the following conditions:

1. Parents and/or guardians shall escort the unaccompanied minor to the airport, arrange for a person to pick up and take care of their child at the destination, and provide our staff with the name, address, and contact number of the receiving individual.

2. Carriage of unaccompanied minors must be scheduled in advance during seat booking with the China Southern Airlines Ticketing Department at the originating location, and their seats must be confirmed according to the relevant carriage provisions of our company.

3. China Southern Airlines only accepts unaccompanied minors on flights without an aircraft change.

4. Ticketing staff shall check the name, address, and contact number of the designated person provided by the parents and/or guardians of the unaccompanied minor before acceptance.

5. The carrier is responsible for unaccompanied minors and needs to provide them with special service and care, which will affect the other passengers on the same flight to some extent. Therefore, there is a limit on the number of unaccompanied minors scheduled on each flight.The limits for different aircraft types are listed in the following table:

Aircraft Type
Number Limit
Aircraft Type
Number Limit
Notes
B777A 8 B787 6 Only economy class accepts unaccompanied minors. First-class, business class, and premium economy class do not accept unaccompanied minors.
B777B 6 B777-300ER
(B77W)
6
B757/B737 5 A330 6
A321/320/319 5 ATR-72/
EMB145
1
E190 3 A380 10

Notes:If there are sick or disabled passengers with number limits on the same flight, the number limits for unaccompanied minors in the above table above will be half (after the reduction, the number will be rounded down if it is less than 1).

Acceptance of Application

1.The application for carriage of unaccompanied children, if made within the territory of China, shall be submitted to the ticketing offices directly under China Southern Airlines,and such applications made outside of China shall be submitted to the overseas offices of the Company.

2.The application for carriage of unaccompanied children shall be made in advance.Upon receiving the reservation application of an unaccompanied child, the ticketing or reservation departments, will request the parents and/or guardians of the child to complete the "Application for Carriage of Unaccompanied Children" in duplicate.

Fare

Domestic flights:

For unaccompanied children between the ages of 5 (inclusive) and 12 years, the fare shall be charged according to the appropriate child fare.

International flights:

For unaccompanied children who are 5 years old or between 5 and 12 years old, the fare shall be charged according to the applicable fare for unaccompanied children, and an individual seat will be arranged for each child.

Unaccompanied Adolescents

Basic Provisions

China Southern Airlines accepts adolescents between the ages of 12 and 16 years (inclusive) that are not accompanied by parents/guardians or adult passengers over the age of 18 years who have full capacity for civil conduct, to board separately, and fill out an application for carriage of unaccompanied adolescents.

Acceptance Conditions

Please refer to the acceptance conditions for unaccompanied minors.

Acceptance of Application

Please refer to the acceptance conditions for unaccompanied minors.

Fare

Domestic flights:

The fare shall be subject to the normal adult fare.

International flights:

To be charged according to the fare and service fee.The applicable ticket price is the audit fare, and the service fee is RMB 350 or the equivalent foreign currency amount for each leg (subject to what is displayed on the passenger ticket).

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