Delta Airlines Unaccompanied Minor Policy And Fees

The Delta Airlines UMNR policy requires every child of age between 5 to 14 as well as traveling alone to fall under the Airlines UMNR policy. In addition, the policy also includes some more rules & regulations.

  • Minors who are traveling unaccompanied domestically must be issued the fare of an adult. For international flights, the UMNR would be charged 75% of the adult’s fare.
  • The parents or guardians who want to avail of the UMNR program services for their children aged 15-17 can also apply for the policy.
  • The UMNR children can not be accompanied by the person who came to drop them off beyond the security area.
  • Delta offers a lounge for only kids named Delta Sky Zone. The lounge also offers games as well as unlimited food & drinks for the kids.
  • Delta Airlines makes it mandatory that only parents/guardians of the children can purchase a ticket for them. 


  • Effective April 1, 2021, Delta has discontinued this program for international travel.
  • Self-service check-in options are not available 

Age Requirements for UMNR Policy in Delta Airlines

The Delta Airlines unaccompanied minor policy makes it mandatory for every child aged between 5 to 14 to travel alone to avail of the UMNR policy. There are some more details about the Age limitation for Delta Airlines' unaccompanied minor policy mentioned below;

Minors up to 4 years

Delta Airlines does not allow children younger than 4 years of age to travel alone. These minors will have to be escorted by an adult.

Minors aged 5-7 years

Delta Airlines does allow children aged 5-7 to travel unaccompanied but they are only allowed to travel on direct flights. Minors of this age group can not choose to fly on connecting flights as well as international flights with some exceptional cases

Minors aged 8-14 years

Minors under the age group of 8-14 are allowed to travel on both non-stop as well as connecting flights. The unaccompanied minors are only allowed to fly on KLM, Air France, and Air Mexico in case of interline or codeshare agreement partners. Children of this age group can also fly on international flights.

Minors Aged 15-17 years

Delta UMNR policy does not make it mandatory for children aged 15-17 to use its services but if the parents/guardians want to enroll their minors of this age group to become under the UMNR policy, they can also apply for it & the same services will be provided to the children.

Delta Airlines UMNR Fees

The Fee structure of the Delta Airlines unaccompanied minor policy is very reasonable for the parents/guardians. The Airline only charges a fee of $150 USD each way for different flight routes. Also, up to 4 children no matter if they are siblings or friends can use the services offered by Delta Airlines.

Here's a table that outlines the fees and conditions of age & flight routes for Delta Airlines' UMNR policy:

UMNR Service Fees (each way)

Flight Routes

Age Restrictions

Not applicable

Not Permitted

Up to 4 years of age

$150.00 USD

Multiple Flights are Not Permitted

Up to 4 Children aged 5-7 years old

$150.00 USD

All Flights Permitted except International

Up to 4 Children aged 5-7 years old

$150.00 USD

All Flights Permitted

Up to 4 Children aged 5-7 years old

Drop-off and Pick-up

  • Delta Airlines provides an escort to accompany the child from check-in to the gate and from the gate to the person designated to pick up the child at the destination.
  • Delta Airlines provides ground transportation service for the UMNR at both the departure as well as arrival airports.
  • Check-in for unaccompanied minors For domestic flights, check-in is required 90 minutes prior to departure. Two hours before takeoff is recommended for international flights.
  • Provide the child's identity with a photo ID

Book a Flight for a Minor with Delta Airlines

Please follow the given methods in the description to book your UMNR flight with Delta Airlines:

Booking Flight for UMNR Online

To book your UMNR flight Online follow the following steps:

  • Open the web portal on the official website of Delta Airlines
  • Start your usual booking process
  • Mention all the details of the minor passenger with valid ID proofs
  • Complete your booking by paying the flight fee as well as the UMNR fee of $150 USD
  • Collect all the confirmation & itinerary details

Booking Flight for UMNR Via Phone

To book your UMNR flight Via Phone follow the following steps:

  • Make a call to the Delta reservation center on 800-325-8847
  • Ask the executive to make a ticket booking of UMNR Policy for Delta Airlines for you
  • Provide all the details of the unaccompanied Minor to the executive on the call
  • Make the payment of your order and pay the UMNR fee of $150 USD
  • Collect all the confirmation & itinerary details

Publish Date: 05/06/2023