Tag Archives: Flying and COPD

Fitness to fly assessment

There are different ways that you can be assessed to see if you are ‘fit to fly’. This may include one or more of the following: You may be asked about your medical history, including your symptoms. A physical examination. If you have flown before you may be asked how you felt and if you […]

Fit to fly?

Not everyone will need a medical assessment before they go on holiday. However, it is important to speak to your GP or specialist before booking a flight. There are a variety of ways in which you may be assessed to decide if you are fit to fly. The airline may also have their own medical […]

Flying and lung conditions

The air pressure within the cabin of a commercial airplane is not the same as the air pressure at sea level. This means that when you travel by plane, oxygen will not enter your body as easily as it does normally. Anyone travelling in an aircraft will have a drop in the amount of oxygen […]