In May 2008 most airlines are changing their domestic checked baggage policy to the following:
Please check with each airline for specifics on baggage policies and fees.
Tips for traveling with baby gear
For parents traveling with an infant, you will soon realize that this new checked baggage policy will make it difficult to bring all the necessary gear for your child. Here is some information and tips on how to travel with your infant.
Tips for infant comfort on an airplane
The change in altitude can cause pressure in your infants ears which can be uncomfortable and painful. To help ease this pain try some of the following tips.
Using a wrap or a sling when traveling with your baby provides a secure and comfortable place for your baby to sleep on the plane. This eliminates the need for an infant ticket and carrying on a car seat or booster seat.