Jetstar has revealed that parents will now have to pay for babies to sit on their laps during flights.
The budget airline announced the changes in a statement released on their website on Monday.
“From 15 May a fee of $30 per journey will apply for infants under two years old travelling on domestic Jetstar flights in Australia,” the statement reads.
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The fee includes an allowance of up to four oversized infant items, including a pram, stroller, portable cot and highchair.
A $50 infant fee on Trans-Tasman flights has also been introduced, while the existing fee for international flights will increase by $10 (from $40 to $50 per journey).
Jetstar says the new infant fees bring them inline with other low cost carriers in Australia.
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