Air travel, whether for business or pleasure, whether short or long, is safe and should be enjoyable. Understanding the aircraft cabin environment and planning ahead can make your journey more comfortable for the healthy traveller as well as the traveller with medical conditions or special needs. If in doubt, check with your physician or your airline.
The Aerospace Medical Association’s
is a tri-fold brochure that provides passengers with useful tips for healthy and comfortable air travel.
- Research the health-related conditions in the country you are visiting.
- Be sure your immunizations are current.
- Allow ample time to check-in and reach your departure gate.
- Carry your medication with you in your carry-on luggage.
- Wear loose, comfortable clothing and comfortable shoes that have been worn previously.
- Delay your trip if you are not well.
- Seek the advice of your physician if you have any questions
About the AEROSPACE MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
Founded in 1929, The Aerospace Medical Association (AsMA) is the world’s leading organization in aviation,
space, and environmental medicine. A non-profit professional organization of physicians, physiologists, human factors specialists, engineers, research scientists and others, AsMA is dedicated to enhancing health, promoting safety, and improving the performance of all who travel or work in the air, beneath the sea, and in outer space. I