If I book a seat for my infant can I use a car seat for them during the flight?

If you have followed the directions in question 12 and booked a seat for your infant for your flight. It is possible for you to bring his / her car seat onboard for them to sit in throughout the flight. There are restrictions; which are stipulated below:
When travelling with Air Transat

• Car seats (no wider than 15.5 inches or 40 cm) may be used on Air Transat flights. Children under 18 kg (40 lbs) will be safer and more comfortable when secured in a car seat.

Make sure your car seat is in compliance with regulations:

• Canadian-made: The seat must be manufactured after Jan. 1, 1981 and must display the following inspection label: "CMVSS 213 or 213.1 Canada."
• U.S.A.-made: The seat must be manufactured after Feb. 26, 1985 and must display these labels: "This child restrain system conforms to all applicable Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards" or "This Restraint is certified for use in motor vehicles and aircraft."
• Car seats manufactured in any other country are not approved for use on Air Transat flights.
• Air Transat accepts AmSafe C.A.R.E.S child restraint system designed specifically for children between the ages of 1 and 4, weighing between 10-20 kg (22-44 pounds) and whose height is 100 cm (40 inches) or less.
• Booster seats or restraint systems for children cannot be used for air travel as they are not approved for use on board an aircraft by Transport Canada.

See also: Can I prebook a skycot / bassinette?


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