It can be difficult to know which airline to choose when you require additional services such as medical oxygen on-board. A fantastic resource has been created below so you have all the information in one place. Please do check directly with the airline before booking as services can change over-time.
Needing medical oxygen to travel needn’t be a worry!
The European Lung Organisation have produced and A-Z of all the airlines, their contact details and services:
Always check before booking your flight as details and policies may change. These airlines have allowed portable oxygen concentrators you can reach out to their websites for further information and to confirm their conditions.
Aegean Airlines Aer Lingus Air Canada Air China Air France Air Iceland Air New Zealand Air Malta Air Tahiti Nui Airtran Airways Alaska Airlines American Airlines Alitalia All Nippon Airways Allegiant Air American Airlines Avianca Airlines British Airways China Southern Airlines Continental Airlines Delta EasyJet Emirates Frontier Hawaiian Airlines Iberia Icelandair Japanese Airlines Jet Blue KLM Lufthansa Mango Qantas Ryanair Singapore Airlines South African Airways Southwest Sun Country Swiss Air Lines Turkish Airlines United Airlines US Airways Virgin Atlantic Virgin Australia WestJet Airlines
Also refer to our website here for countries we can deliver oxygen to once at your destination.
This week there was a green light for the travel industry and passengers to and from the UK. After such a difficult two years throughout the pandemic, finally this week there was good news. Both British Airways and Virgin Atlantic announced an easing of mask wearing on their flights from UK. The UK has had an easing of restrictions since the beginning of the year and now with more people feeling safe to travel again there was even more change.
Now if the destination does not require mask wearing on public transport then this will not be compulsory on these flights for passengers. Of course if you wish to wear a mask you can and on board these flights staff will also wear mask when needed for those passengers who prefer.
There will still be a need for mask if the destination still has this rule in place. A step forward for getting the travel industry back on its feet.
Please check with your airline if you are planning to travel but also this week Heathrow airport also announced mask wearing was not compulsory apart for in close situations throughout the airport.
Tui and Jet2 have also followed with this change for England and N Ireland flights. Scotland and Wales still require mask wearing so this will still be in place for those locations.
Please do check before travelling and if you are still unsure about this change you are still welcome to make that personal choice.