An American Airlines Boeing 757 (Photo: Greg Linton)

Opinion: The Unaccompanied Minor Program Needs Reform

If you go the website of virtually any U.S.-based airline and try to buy a seat for anyone under the age of 15, you're met with a message that goes a little like this: "Tickets for travelers under the age of 15 cannot be booked online. To book a flight for an unaccompanied minor, please call reservations." After making that phone call, you'll be able to book your flight, but that flight will come with some major restrictions. On American…