Air travel is generally one of the safest and most convenient methods of travelling. Millions of passengers around the world choose to travel by air each year, the vast majority of which experience no ill effects from their journey. Nevertheless, the popularity of air travel means that a lot more passengers with medical problems travel by air each day, many of which are unaware of the potential interaction of their medical condition with the aircraft environment. A little forward planning can often make the journey more comfortable, both during and after the flight.
The information contained under "Inflight Health" is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health provider for any queries you have regarding a medical condition.