While flying alone can be exciting for children, parents may find it stressful. JetBlue's unaccompanied minor policy will ensure that your child is accompanied by an airline staff member who will offer support and guidance at all stages.

Children aged between 5 and 14 years old can fly on their own. Let's discuss in detail how to book their travel, drop off and pick them up, as well as the guidelines you need to follow before you book for your child.

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JetBlue Airlines Unaccompanied Minor Rules
Drop off by parents/guardians
Guardians/Parents picking up the child
JetBlue Minor Travel Guidelines Codeshare Flights
For International Travel
Flying as an Adult Passenger
JetBlue ID Requirements For Minors
JetBlue Age Restrictions For Minors
Book a JetBlue Unaccompanied Minor Flight
JetBlue Unaccompanied Minor Fee
JetBlue Minor Policy-Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).
JetBlue Airlines Unaccompanied Minor Rules
The JetBlue minor policy provides an unaccompanied service to children traveling by themselves between the ages of 5 and 14. Other important information includes -
A child who travels alone after turning 14 is no longer considered an unaccompanied minor. They must travel as an adult. Parents or guardians may request assistance for their child to travel alone in these situations.
JetBlue limits the number of minors traveling with them to three to ensure safety and smooth travel.
Jetblue.com is a website that can be used for booking travel for minors unaccompanied. At the time of booking, a $150 per-person fee will be added to the total airfare.
JetBlue does not permit minor travel on flights to or from London.
Dropping off the child by parents/guardians
Unaccompanied minor rules are:

Three copies of the JetBlue minor Travel Consent Form are required.
Parents or guardians must provide their contact information on the unaccompanied reservation for minors.
Parents/guardians are required to remain at the boarding area until their minor child has boarded the aircraft and taken off. If there is a change in the schedule or delay, the parent/guardian must stay at the gate until departure.
In the event of a gate departure, the airline ground staff will inform the parent/guardian so they can meet the child.
At the airport ticket counter, parents/guardians must obtain a boarding card.
Picking up the child by parents/guardians
JetBlue's minor policy requires that the parent or guardian collecting the minor must be at the airport no later than 30 minutes prior to the flight departure.
Parents or guardians must provide their contact information on the unaccompanied reservation for minors.
JetBlue Minor Travel Guidelines for Codeshare Flights
These are the guidelines for minor travel to connect flight or codeshare/interline partners.
JetBlue will not permit unaccompanied minors to board interline/codeshare flights.
Children flying solo are only allowed to fly on nonstop flights. They are not permitted to fly on connecting flights.
JetBlue cannot provide escort service for minors who are not accompanied by an adult on flights operated by other airlines.
Any unaccompanied minors traveling from JetBlue to other airlines are the responsibility of the passengers.
International Travel
The airline does not offer any minors programs on flights to or from London. Each country has its own requirements, including a certified letter stating that an unaccompanied child is permitted to fly solo. The responsibility of the passengers lies with them to understand the requirements and present the necessary papers upon their departure.
Flying with an adult passenger
JetBlue's unaccompanied minor policy states that passengers between 2 and 13 years old can be accompanied by a passenger 14 years of age or older. You can also find this information:
To avoid paying the unaccompanied minor fee, if the child is flying along with another passenger, they must call the airlines to combine their booking.
The six-letter booking reference will be required for the accompanied passenger. This information will be required to assist JetBlue with bookings.
JetBlue ID Requirements for Minors
You can find the JetBlue unaccompanied minor on the airline's site or click here. You must complete it at least 3 hours before your scheduled departure. You can also add -

Three copies of the JetBlue minor consent forms are required. These must be printed and brought to the airport upon arrival. Enter the name of the person you are greeting at the airport, as it appears on the passport or photo ID of the person checking in.
JetBlue ID requirements for minors at drop-off - You will need the following documents -

Unaccompanied minors must be greeted by parents/guardians. JetBlue would not allow minors to travel without photo identification.
The minor's adult caregiver must be over 18 years old. You must list them in the unaccompanied minor form.
TSA discretion and security recommendations will be used to issue gate or escort passes. Check the JetBlue ticket counter at the airport to confirm availability.
JetBlue Age Restrictions for Minors
According to the JetBlue airlines rules for unaccompanied minors, age restrictions will apply at the time of travel for unaccompanied minors such as -
For children aged 4 and under The JetBlue minor flying-alone program is not available. A child must be accompanied by an adult at least 18 years old to travel.
Children aged 5 to 7 years - This is the unaccompanied minor service that is available for non-stop flights only. Additional information:
Contact details for guardians/parents and gate escorts are required.
Between 9 PM and 5 AM, travel is prohibited
Children aged 8-14 years - Unaccompanied Minors Service Required Additional -

Contact details for guardians/parents and gate escorts are required.
Between 9 pm and 5 AM, travel is prohibited
Only non-stop flights are allowed.
There are no other flights available. No connections to the last flight of the day or longer than two hours are allowed.
Children between 15-17 years old - Unaccompanied Minors Service Required Additional -

It is possible that the contact information of guardians/parents and gate escorts is not required.
Passengers may fly solo until their parents/guardians opt for the JetBlue minors traveling alone program.
There are no other flights available. No connections to the last flight of the day or longer than two hours are allowed.
Please be aware that passengers must adhere to the unaccompanied minor age guidelines in all circumstances. Non-compliance could result in flight cancellation. (View JetBlue cancellation policies).

How to Book a Flight for JetBlue Unaccompanied Minor?
You can book unaccompanied minor travel online or by calling the customer service number of the airline.
Online - You can book the flight for your minor online through Jetblue.com. Sign up for JetBlue unaccompanied minor travel. The unaccompanied minor form will be required. At the checkout, pay the JetBlue unaccompanied Minor Fee.
Via phone - Let JetBlue know your child is traveling solo by contacting your travel agency or JetBlue. The special services and procedures that must be followed for a youngster traveling alone will be explained to you. If your child is suffering from a medical condition, please inform the airline.
You can sign up for JetBlue minor Travel without an accompanying person for as long as you are available. International travel is subject to availability. The JetBlue airlines unaccompanied minor form will be required. The child's parents/guardians must accompany the child to security and the boarding area. They will need to remain at the airport until departure.
JetBlue Unaccompanied Minor Fee
JetBlue's minor policy states that a $150 fee per person will be applied to each unaccompanied travel booking. Here is more information about how the unaccompanied minor fee will be applied to each age group.