Travelling with a medical condition


You will be allowed to fly with us by following the below guidelines if having a medical condition described:  

Type of condition

Permitted to travel


Only if condition is stable

Middle ear infection

Once condition has cleared (usually 7 days)


Once condition has cleared (usually 7 days)

Chronic anaemia

Not permitted to fly


24 hours after a tonic clonic (grand mal) seizure


  • Allowed to fly.  

  • Inhaler(s) should be brought in cabin baggage 

  • Obtain a medical certificate in case you have severe asthma to confirm your condition.  

  • If not containing oxygen cylinders nebulizers are allowed onboard in the cabin baggage.

Lung conditions (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; cystic fibrosis; bronchiectasis)

  • Fit-to-fly confirmed by a medical certificate.  

  • You should obtain medical advice about whether you should bring additional oxygen.  

  • We will not allow passengers showing signs of shortness of breath.

  • A medical certificate from a medical practitioner is required for children having respiratory problems.  

Travelling with diabetes

  • No medical certificate is required to travel with diabetic insulin pens.  

  • For medical purposes only you are allowed to bring hypodermic needles. At airport security screening points, you must show a medical certificate.  

  • Due to freezing temperatures in the cargo hold the insulin might be inactivated. We recommend insulin to be carried in the cabin baggage sufficient for your flight.  

  • During the flight you will have to self-administrate injections as our crew is not allowed to administer any injections or medications.  

  • We can arrange a sharps box for your hypodermic needles. Please ask our cabin crew about this.  

Travelling with asthma

  • Inhalers and/or nebulizers are allowed on board if they do not contain oxygen cylinders.

  • A medical certificate is needed for passengers being prescribed with oral steroids or having severe asthma.  

Travelling with a pacemaker

  • Implanted pacemaker or other devices including those powered by lithium batteries is allowed. We also allow implanted radiopharmaceuticals.  

  • Inform staff at security that you have an implanted device. Also bring the identification card for the device.