For Passengers who have any pre-existing health problems or any questions related to their health, it’s recommended to consult with a physician prior to the journey.
All necessary or recommended vaccinations during their travel must be completed in appropriate time periods prior to the journey.
Note: These differ with different destinations
Having all mandatory childhood vaccinations and those that are mandatory in some countries fully completed has significant importance in terms of protection against infectious diseases and having a healthy and trouble-free travel.
The health information mentioned above must be obtained from a doctor at least 1 or 2 months before the intended time of travel.
In order to not to experience any health problem during and after the flight, it is recommended to postpone the travel in case of any illness.
Even the ordinary cases such as a cold, which are normally considered as minor infections, may cause health problems during the flight, especially because of the changes in air pressure while landing.
It is recommended that passengers who don’t feel well or are sick to see the doctor prior to their flight and postpone their travel if necessary.
For passengers who experience air sickness, to choose a window seat or a seat over the wing. Seat requests may be made while making reservations.
There is need to consult a doctor whether to take or not take any medicine prior to the flight.
Passengers who are on regular medication must take their medicines with them in their carry-on baggage and keep them in a place which is easy to reach.
This has significant importance for not interrupting the treatment and also in possible emergency situations informing the physicians who will treat the case about passenger’s prior medical condition.
It is recommended to passengers to wear loose and comfortable clothes and shoes which they have been using before and which do not cause any pinching.
This is important in order to prevent any problems of circulation which may occur in case of prolonged immobilization during a flight.