Airline Oxygen Guidelines

  • Airline Guidelines for Flying with a Portable Oxygen Concentrator

    It's important that you are able to use your portable oxygen concentrator wherever you go and all models are approved by the Federal Aviation Administration for use on a commercial flight to or from the United States.

    However, you will still need to do some planning ahead to make sure you don't run into any issues on your flight. Even though a portable oxygen concentrator is already FAA approved all airlines have a few requirements you will need to meet before your flight.

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  • Flying With a Portable Oxygen Concentrator on Hawaiian Airlines

    If you're planning on flying with Hawaiian Airlines with a portable oxygen concentrator, there are a few things you'll need to know before the day of your flight. Just like all other commercial airlines, they have the ability to allow approved portable oxygen concentrators on board their flights, for those who have a medical need for them.

    They have the health and safety in mind for you, as well as all of their other passengers, which is why they have their own set of rules for bringing them aboard. You'll need to follow these rules, so you won't hit any snags in your travel, and also, to make sure your oxygen needs are properly met while you take your vacation.

    Even though all of our portable oxygen concentrators are approved for use on commercial flights by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), commercial airlines can still decide which ones they approve. Here is a list of our available portable oxygen concentrators, that are approved by Hawaiian Airlines, specifically:

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  • Flying With a Portable Oxygen Concentrator on Alaska Air

    Alaska Air has their own simple set of requirements for use of portable oxygen concentrators in flight. These requirements exist because Alaska Air, just like us at American Medical, want to make sure your flight goes smoothly with your portable oxygen concentrator, and your oxygen needs are met.

    Safety and making you get the oxygen you need at all times is top priority. Here are things you will need to do to fly with Alaska Air while using your portable oxygen concentrator.

    First, you will need a portable oxygen concentrator that is approved by the Federal Aviation Administration, and the “Approved by the FAA” sticker is on your portable oxygen concentrator. Alaska Air allows all FAA approved models on board their flights. Continue reading

  • Tips for Flying with a Portable Concentrator on American Airlines

    Portable oxygen concentrators make it easy for you to go wherever you want to go. Our selection of portable oxygen concentrators are all approved by the Federal Aviation Administration. This means they are all approved to be safely used on any flight going to or from United States soil. This doesn't mean that every airline has to accept every FAA approved POC.

    American Airlines does their best to accommodate those who have special medical needs on board their flights. Like most airlines, they do not allow compressed or liquid oxygen tanks on board, because these are considered to be hazardous materials, and are deemed unsafe to be used on an airplane.

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  • Flying with a Portable Oxygen Concentrator on Airlines in Canada

    Taking a flight from the United States to anywhere in the world is possible with our selection of FAA approved portable oxygen concentrators, as well as a popular most Canadian airlines. You won't need to be left behind, as long as your doctor is able to prescribe you use of one of the approved portable oxygen concentrators, and if you follow the few simple requirements for bringing a portable oxygen concentrator aboard an Canada airline flights.

    The requirements can differ from one airline to another, and not all FAA approved portable oxygen concentrators will be approved to be used in flight on all airlines. Most airlines do allow most well known FAA approved portable oxygen concentrators, though. They can approve or deny the use of any FAA approved portable oxygen concentrator at their discretion, but if its on the approved list, you will be able to bring it with you.

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  • Tips for Flying with a Portable Oxygen Concentrator on JetBlue

    It's wonderful that portable oxygen concentrators that were approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) can be used on flights going to or from the United States. This means that these portable oxygen concentrators have been found to be safe for the user, as well as for everyone else on board the airplane, in any normal flight situation. You can rest assured that all of the portable oxygen concentrators sold by American Medical meet the requirements and have been approved by the FAA.

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  • Flying with a Portable Oxygen Concentrator on Frontier Airlines

    You don't need to let you need for oxygen therapy stop you from traveling to the Bahamas and back with your loved one, or prevent you from crossing the country quickly and easily to meet your new grandchild or niece or nephew. Our portable oxygen concentrators that are approved by the Federal Aviation Administration have been found to be safe for use on an airplane, and are already approved to fly anywhere to or from the United States.

    Frontier is one such airline that allows many different models of portable oxygen concentrators on board their flights. Even though a portable oxygen concentrator might be FAA approved, it doesn't mean every airline will allow every FAA approved POC on their flights. Most of them are approved, however, as long as you meet a few simple requirements before boarding your flight. Like all other airlines, Frontier has its own set of rules for using a portable oxygen concentrator on their flights.

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  • Tips for Flying with a Portable Oxygen Concentrator on Southwest

    Southwest airlines is one of the most popular airlines, and like all other airlines, they have their own set of rules and requirements for using and bring a portable oxygen concentrator on board one of their flights. They also have their own list of FAA approved portable oxygen concentrators that they will allow on a flight.

    Approved portable oxygen concentrators have been found by the Federal Aviation Administration to be safe for use on an airplane, as per the cabin pressure and the machines operational levels, as well as battery usage and other workings of the portable oxygen concentrator. These FAA approved POCs make it possible for you to leave the country, while using your portable oxygen concentrator. You don't need to miss out on that family vacation to Hawaii, because you need to use prescribed oxygen. All of American Medical's available portable oxygen concentrators are approved by the FAA.

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  • Flying with FAA Approved Portable Oxygen Concentrator In 2014

    What's the point in having a portable oxygen concentrator, if you can't take it with you anywhere you would want to go? The main reason why portable oxygen concentrators exist, is so you can receive the oxygen therapy you need, while maintaining the freedom you had before you started using one. You need to be able to leave the house, exercise, and go on vacation with your family this summer. You shouldn't feel left out of the fun.

    If you want to go on vacation in the Summer of 2014 and you have to get there by air, don't worry. Every one of our portable oxygen concentrators are approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for use on any flight traveling to or from United States soil. Oxygen tanks are definitely not allowed on board commercial flights, and that's why portable oxygen concentrators are the better choice for those who want to do some traveling.

    You always have to call the individual airline first and see what their requirements are, before booking your flight. Each airline has its own stipulations about the use of portable oxygen concentrators. The amount of battery life they require you to bring along will vary, depending on their policies, as well as how long you will need to use it while on board. Most of the time, you will need a lot more than what you will actually be using, and that's because they want you to be covered in the event of delays or emergencies.

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  • Tips for Flying with a Portable Oxygen Concentrator on Virgin Airlines

    The main reason portable oxygen concentrators exist, is to allow oxygen therapy patients to be able to travel to anywhere in the world, while receiving the oxygen therapy they need. All of our portable models have been approved by the Federal Aviation Administration for use on board any commercial flight, with a starting or end point in the United States.

    This doesn't mean that every airline has to accept the oxygen concentrator on its flights, and they have to be approved for travel by the airline itself. One such airline that does accept most portable oxygen concentrators is Virgin Airlines.

    Just like with any airline, there are a few steps you will need to take before you can come on board with your portable oxygen concentrator. First, you will need to call the Virgin's customer service desk to book your flight, and before booking, you will need to tell them that you need to use your portable oxygen concentrator during the flight.

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