Member since 24 Apr 2014
Total posts 230
Just wondering if anyone has had any dealings with Qantas or Emirates when travelling with an Autistic child?
Member since 14 Apr 2018
Total posts 1
We had a little autistic boy (maybe 3-4 years old) on an EK flight from Zurich to Dubai a few weeks ago in J and the crew were lovely and looked really well after the boy and his mother throughout the flight. This was on a full A380 flight.
I have found Qantas to be excellent when traveling with my boys (aged 12 and 9 both level 2 ASD, with associated anxiety disorders).
Member since 19 Jan 2018
Total posts 41
These days, a good percentage of the general populous is on the spectrum in any event. Cabin crew of premium carriers are very good at handling a range of pax with different conditions.
While, yes, full-blown autism is very much at the “pointy end” of the spectrum, you have nothing to worry about. The behaviour of many regular pax (for lack of a better word) often leaves a lot to be desired.
Member since 15 Feb 2018
Total posts 151
I have travelled Qantas with my autistic son. The staff were wonderful. My only problem was the security check, as those staff didn’t understand the issue at all.
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