Dealing with emergencies during the flight
By Jonathan Vickery
Yes. The area in which you will find cots on an aircraft is most commonly known as the bulkhead.
In the unlikely event of an emergency, you will need to take some steps to ensure you and your baby are safe.
If you are travelling with a baby, you will be seated in a position that has an extra oxygen mask that can drop down for your baby. If the masks were to drop down during the flight, always ensure that you affix your own mask first. It may seem against your nature to do this, but if you don't ensure your own safety, there will be nobody to fit the mask to your baby.
If you don't ensure your own safety, there will be nobody to fit the mask to your baby.
Airline crew will provide a comprehensive demonstration to airline safety procedures prior to take-off, while airline safety cards will be provided with further instructions.
Carrying a first aid kit during your flight can help combat any little accidents suffered by your baby during the flight. View our guide to first aid essentials for details.