Airline index

You may encounter some problems with air travel when you have a lung disease. However most people with lung conditions are now able to safely enjoy the benefits of air travel if they plan what they will need in advance. We have produced a database to help you to plan your air travel.

In this database, airlines are listed from A to Z. You will find the contact details and individual oxygen policies for passengers for each airline.

Please note that this airline index was last updated in August 2019.

Qazaq Air
Qazaq Air

Qazaq Air

We don’t have an up-to-date policy for this airline. Please use the contact details on the right to speak to the airline directly. 

 


https://www.flyqazaq.com/en/ @flyqazaq +7 727 3561414 info@flyqazaq.com
Royal Flight
Royal Flight

Royal Flight

Royal Flight can provide oxygen on board their flights for a fee, to arrange this service please inform them online.

They will also allows patients to bring their own oxygen, but require prior approval from the airline.

For more information contact the airline directly. 


http://www.royalflight.ru/ @RoyalFlightAir +7 (495) 782-00-31 info@royalflight.ru
Ryanair
Ryanair

Ryanair

They are able to provide oxygen if booked using the online chat service.
There are a number of requirements for this service:
They recommend contacting them on the same day as the flight booking is made or at the latest 3 days prior to travel, as we are permitted to provide only one inflight therapeutic oxygen request per flight.
Following this notification, a RYANAIR THERAPEUTIC OXYGEN - MEDICAL CLEARANCE FORM will be sent to the customer for completion and return. 
A RYANAIR THERAPEUTIC OXYGEN - MEDICAL CLEARANCE FORM must be completed and returned to Ryanair between 14 and 2 days prior to travel, in order for it to be validated by them and returned before travel.
You must carry the validated Therapeutic Oxygen Medical Clearance form on all flights and cannot be accepted for travel without it.
You must also carry a “FIT TO FLY FORM”. 
For safety reasons Ryanair does not permit customers to take their own therapeutic oxygen onboard the aircraft.
A fee of £55/ EUR 55 is charged for oxygen. The fee is payable at the time the Therapeutic Oxygen Medical Clearance Form is returned for validation.
Restrictions on this service

Ryanair are permitted to provide one inflight therapeutic oxygen request per flight. So they recommend contacting them on the same day as the flight booking is made.
Ryanair supplies therapeutic oxygen at a continuous flow rate of 2 litres per minute - max duration of 250 minutes.
Ryanair cannot accept passengers for travel requiring a continuous supply of oxygen of more than 250 minutes.

Ryanair accepts portable oxygen concentrators (POC) on board their aircraft. POC's approved for travel are:

  • AirSep Free Style 
  • AirSep Lifestyle
  • AirSep Focus
  • AirSep Freestyle 5
  • Delphi RS-00400/ Oxus RS-00400
  • DeVilbiss Healthcare iGo
  • Inogen One
  • Inogen One G2
  • Inogen One G3
  • Inova Labs LifeChoice Activox
  • International Biophysics LifeChoice/ Inova Labs LifeChoice
  • Invacare XP02
  • Invacare Solo 2
  • Oxylife Independence Oxygen Concentrator
  • Precision Medical EasyPulse
  • Respironics EverGo
  • Respironics SimplyGo
  • Sequal Eclipse
  • Sequal SAROS
  • Zen-0 RS-0500

Passengers must contact the Special Assistance Line to obtain prior approval and a Medical Equipment Approval & Baggage Waiver to be shown at bag drop or the boarding gate. If using a POC on the flight you must complete a "Fit to Fly" form and return it to Ryanair between 14 and 2 days before travel. You must carry this validated form on all flights and show it to cabin crew. POC or batteries cannot be charged on board so you must ensure that you have a sufficient number of fully charged batteries for the duration of the flight and any possible delays

 

 
 

https://www.ryanair.com @Ryanair 0871 246 0000 ryanairen@ryanair.ie
S7 Airlines
S7 Airlines

S7 Airlines

S7 Airlines allow you to take your own oxygen on board their aircraft. This must be less than 5 kg in total weight and is transported in the cabin for free. You should complete an application form for special services after booking and send it via the contact form on S7 Airlines website. This should include details of the dimensions, weight and other characteristics of the equipment you wish to take.

 


https://www.s7.ru +7 495 783-0707 / +7 495 777–9999
Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS)
Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS)

Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS)

SAS allows passengers to bring and use oxygen or a portable oxygen concentrator (POC) on flights. Passengers need to request this service when booking or at least 48 hours before the flight. Passengers must complete an online form before the flight and provide information on how many oxygen bottles they will be carrying.Passengers can bring their own oxygen free of charge (max. 5 kgs). Oxygen tanks must be impact proof and passengers may not take liquid oxygen onboard. SAS also provides oxygen at an additional charge of 368€ per journey on intercontinental flights or 150€ per journey on domestic / continental flights. Oxygen must be ordered no later than 48 hours before the flight and passengers are required to get a completed MEDIF from their doctor.

http://www.flysas.com/ @SAS +45 3848 9136 medaut@sos.eu
SkyUp Airlines
SkyUp Airlines

SkyUp Airlines

We don’t have an up-to-date policy for this airline. Please use the contact details on the right to speak to the airline directly.

 


https://skyup.aero/en/ +38 (044) 331 30 00 or +38 (044) 339 90 03 letstalk@skyup.aero
SmartLynx
SmartLynx

SmartLynx

SmartLynx do not provide oxygen. However patients may carry their own portable oxygen concentrator (POC) or oxygen cylinders on board. You may take a maximum of 2 cylinders, 5kg gross weight and maximum 0.5m long and 250mm in diameter. The concentrator or generator must be safely stowed away during take-off, landing and emergency. You are allowed to use it during the cruise.

Liquid oxygen is not allowed on board the aircraft.


https://www.smartlynx.aero/ @SmartLynxCom +371 67207392 / +371 67207398
SmartWings
SmartWings

SmartWings

SmartWings does not allow you to bring your own oxygen on board their aircraft. However, they do provide oxygen if requested by phone on the day you book your ticket. You must have a medical certificate stating that you can fly - without this you will be unable to fly. A non-refundable fee of 200 euros for 311.5 litres of oxygen per direction is charged and must be paid for when the booking is made. 

 


https://www.smartwings.com +420 284 000 611
SUN-AIR of Scandinavia
SUN-AIR of Scandinavia

SUN-AIR of Scandinavia

Sun-Air adheres to British Airways oxygen policy. They do not provide therapeutic oxygen on board their short haul flights. Sun-Air allow passengers to fetch their own portable oxygen concentrators providing the following conditions are met:

Customers may bring a FAA approved portable oxygen concentrator (for more information please visit the FAA website https://www.faa.gov).

Customers must have sufficient battery provision for 150% of the flight duration (accounting for unexpected delays).

Customers need to obtain medical clearance in advance to bring a portable oxygen concentrator. Medical forms should be despatched to the medical clearance team a minimum of 7 days prior to departure.

If your reservation is booked through them but is operated by another airline, please check their own criteria for accepting portable oxygen concentrators on-board.

Passengers may fetch oxygen cylinders that meet the following criteria:

Customers may bring oxygen cylinders, providing they are manufactured specifically for the purposes of containing and transporting oxygen.

Each cylinder and its contents must not exceed 5kgs in weight.

Only one customer per flight will be permitted to bring their own oxygen cylinders on board.

British Airways Health Services will advise on the volume of oxygen customers should bring during the medical clearance process.

Cylinders, valves and regulators, where fitted, must be protected from damage that could result in inadvertent release of the contents.

Liquid oxygen and oxygen generators are forbidden on board the aircraft.

Customers need to obtain medical clearance in advance to bring their own oxygen cylinders. Medical forms should be despatched to the medical clearance team a minimum of 7 days prior to departure


http://www.sun-air.dk/ +45 75 33 16 11 info@sunair.dk
SundAir
SundAir

SundAir

We don’t have an up-to-date policy for this airline. Please use the contact details on the right to speak to the airline directly.

 


https://www.sundair.com @_SundAir +49 30 536 767 91 customerservice@sundair.com
SunExpress
SunExpress

SunExpress

Sun Express does not offer oxygen on board their aircraft. However, passengers may take respirators, portable oxygen concentrators (POC) and oxygen bottles on Sun Express flights. Passengers can take a maximum of 3 oxygen bottles weighing 5kg in total. You need to provide Sun Express with details of any equipment you plan to take including name, brand and model, operating method, battery/power supply, weight, dimensions and when you will need to use it during the flight. Equipment can't exceed  84 x 120 cm. Passengers must receive written approval from Sun Express in order to travel with this equipment.


https://www.sunexpress.com. @SunExpress_Int Germany Tel: 01805-95 95 90 Austria Tel: 0820-898 797 Switzerland Tel: 0900-444 797 Turkey Tel: 444-0-797 travelcenter@sunexpress.com
Swiftair
Swiftair

Swiftair

We don’t have an up-to-date policy for this airline. Please use the contact details on the right to speak to the airline directly. 


http://www.swiftair.com/ +34 (91) 748 07 60 sales@swiftair.com
Swiss Air
Swiss Air

Swiss Air

Passengers cannot bring their own bottle on board ibut Swiss Air provides  oxygen bottles for use on board. The system emits oxygen upon every breath. The oxygen bottle will be installed on the passenger’s seat and ready to use. The price for a single journey is CHF 300 for a Domestic/international flight and CHF 450 for an intercontinental flight. The oxygen is confirmed after received payment of the respective costs. Payment can be made directly through one of the SWISS Air representations, or through a Service Centre. A completed SAF/MEDIF form must be emailed( medicalservices@swiss.com) or faxed (+41 58 584 68 45) to Swiss Air at least 72 hours prior to flying. For further information, please visit https://www.swiss.com/corporate/medicalservices/en/health/passengers-with-disabilities/extra-oxygen

Swiss Air allow passengers to take portable oxygen concentrators (POC) on board their flights. Passengers wishing to bring and use a POC on the flight need to fill in the POC form, together with the SAF/MEDIF form. Both forms should be sent at least 72 hours before departure to the SWISS Medical Services. 

 


https://www.swiss.com/ @FlySWISS +44 345 601 09 56 Full list of local contacts available here medicalservices@swiss.com
TAP Portugal
TAP Portugal

TAP Portugal

TAP provide oxygen on their flights. Passengers must either be able to administer the oxygen themselves or travel with someone, preferably a doctor or nurse, who can. Crew members are not able to administer oxygen. You must gain prior medical authorisation for use of TAP's oxygen. TAP has two types of tank, large (providing flow of 3l/min to 7l/min) and small (providing flow of 2l/min to 4l/min). The face masks for use with the tanks are not suitable for children under 2 years. A fee is charged for oxygen. This varies according to the flight and passengers should contact TAP for more information.

Portable Oxygen Concentrators and CPAP machines are allowed on TAP flights but passengers must contact the TAP contact centre prior to travelling to find out the specific conditions for their flight.

 

 


http://www.flytap.com @@tapairportugal +44 (0)345 601 0932
TAROM
TAROM

TAROM

TAROM does not allow passengers to bring their own oxygen on board their aircrafts. TAROM provides oxygen at a cost of 100 Euros per sector. Passengers need to have a  medical certificate stating the quantity of oxygen per minute required and whether you need the extra oxygen continuously or intermittently, specifying the time intervals. Passengers should inform TAROM about their requirement for oxygen at the time of booking (but no later than 72 hours before the flight). Medical clearance is granted by Tarom Medical Unit for passengers requiring oxygen therapy.


https://www.tarom.ro/ @tarom_ro +4021 93 61 rezervari@tarom.ro
Thomas Cook Airlines
Thomas Cook Airlines

Thomas Cook Airlines

Thomas Cook Airlines allows passengers to take their own FAA approved portable oxygen concentrators on board flights. These must be battery powered with a battery which lasts for 150% of the flight time.

Passengers are required to register portable oxygen concentrators and complete a medical clearance form prior to the flight. The completed medical clearance form must be sent no earlier than 3 months and no later than 48 hours before the outbound flight.

 


https://www.thomascookairlines.com/ @TCAirlinesUK 0800 107 3409
Thomas Cook Airlines Balearics
Thomas Cook Airlines Balearics

Thomas Cook Airlines Balearics

Thomas Cook Airlines allows passengers to take their own FAA approved portable oxygen concentrators on board flights. These must be battery powered with a battery which lasts for 150% of the flight time.

Passengers are required to register portable oxygen concentrators and complete a medical clearance form prior to the flight. The completed medical clearance form must be sent no earlier than 3 months and no later than 48 hours before the outbound flight.

 


https://www.thomascookairlines.com/ @TCAirlinesUK 0800 107 3409
Tiriac Air
Tiriac Air

Tiriac Air

We don’t have an up-to-date policy for this airline. Please use the contact details on the right to speak to the airline directly.


http://www.tiriacair.ro/ +40 21 350 50 41 / +40 21 350 60 81 office@tiriacair.ro
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