Delta told father he had not picked up his unaccompanied child from an airport a week after her flight

A Delta Air Lines plane. Nicolas Economou/Getty Images Delta Air Lines told the father of a child flying solo that she was never released from the gate.  Richard Fritz was told a week after the flight when he went to check in for her return flight home. He said it's happened before and the airline […]

American Airlines staff didn’t let an unaccompanied minor buy food during a layover

An American Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Massimo Insabato/Getty Images A teenager traveling alone for the first time was not allowed to buy food on a layover. He was told by staff to stay with the group despite seeking permission multiple times.  He was left hungry on a near-two hour layover due to likely "staff shortages", […]

Suicide rate among unaccompanied underage refugees alarms Sweden

The Swedish authorities are concerned by what they call a “disturbing” number of suicides among unaccompanied minors, who came to the Nordic country to seek asylum. More than a dozen young refugees there took their lives in 2017. In 2017, as many as twelve unaccompanied underage asylum seekers living in Sweden committed suicide, a survey […]

43% of unaccompanied ‘underage’ migrants in Germany turn out to be adults – report

Some 43 percent of migrants in Germany who claim to be underage are actually adults, local media reports, citing official data. The figures for one of Germany’s major cities, Hamburg, are even higher. Out of a total of 55,890 asylum seekers claiming to be under the age of 18 and being treated as such by […]

Unaccompanied Minor Removed From Overbooked EasyJet Flight

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EasyJet remove unaccompanied child from overbooked flight..and LEAVE him at departure gate

A child who was flying by themselves was removed from an EasyJet flight after it was overbooked, it has been reported. The child was then left by themselves at the departure gate alone as the flight left. It was due to fly from London Gatwick to Toulouse on Thursday. The child was then told he […]