What diseases require the doctor´s approval to fly?

The properly filled Medical Clearance Form may be required by our ground or cabin staff in the following cases:

  • Heart attack (within 21 days of intended travel)
  • Stroke (within 10 days of intended travel
  • Infants – newborn babies (within 7 days of birth)
  • Decompression sickness
  • Pneumothorax (within 14 days of resolution)
  • Requirement for stretcher
  • Inability to sit upright
  • Head injury (within 14 days of intended travel)
  • Fractures (except for uncomplicated fractures of upper limbs and fingers of upper limbs)
  • Plaster cast (except for plaster cast on upper limbs and fingers of upper limbs)
  • Deep vein thrombosis
  • Psychiatric disorder (must travel with an escort sitting in adjacent seat)
  • Any serious or acute infectious disease (incl. chickenpox)