We were recently contacted by a John Wayne Airport blog reader with the following inquiry: “I will be traveling with my young child in a few weeks. Will we need to take a car seat with us to use on the airplane? Are there guidelines about this?” A child up to the age of 24 months is legally allowed to sit on a parent’s lap while on an airplane. Parents frequently choose to do this, in part, because children riding on a lap are usually free of charge. However, the safest place for a child on an airplane is in an FAA-approved child safety restraint system. Both the Federal Aviation …..
Flying during the holidays is always a little more chaotic than usual. Being prepared ahead of time and reviewing precautions will help travel be a little smoother. Booking Flights The days immediately before and after the holiday will be the busiest for travel so, if possible, book flights a few days before or after Christmas or New Year’s. Avoiding these peak times will help you avoid some headache. Also try to book flights for the morning hours when delayed flights are less likely. Packing Pack as lightly as possible, the heavier the bag the more you might end up paying to get it to your destination. Also make sure that …..
If you have flight plans for Thanksgiving this year you might want to consider how busy the airports you will be flying into and out of are expected to be. The Orbitz Insider Index analyzes data from the top 50 U.S. airports to determine what size of crowds to expect at the airport and they’ve recently released their findings. Read more >. For those traveling through Orange County’s John Wayne Airport, the airport made the list. However, there’s good news, the airport made the list of Least Busy Airports for Thanksgiving 2014! If you already have flight arrangements through John Wayne Airport, good for you. Be sure that you arrive …..