Medical Clearance / Medical Case

Persons with infectious disease or following medical symptoms that may affect health and safety of other passengers on the flight are advised to contact Bangkok Airways Reservation Center / Call Center at least 24 hours in advance of departure in order to fill in a form and obtain medical clearance.

  • Persons unable to travel by air alone, unaccompanied by a medical doctor, a nurse or a family member such as those with heart conditions, cardiovascular and other circulatory conditions or recently undergone a surgery.
  • Persons who require assistance by a medical team during the flight to provide special services such as oxygen supply or infusion.

Guideline of Medical clearance upon check-in on departure date

Type of Surgery Day/Hour after surgery Medical Certificate Indicating
Fit To Fly
Remark
Cardiac surgery ≤ 14 days Case with complication required current medical report
Chest surgery ≤ 14 days If air is absorbed
Cranial surgery ≤ 14 days If cranium is free of air
Abdominal surgery ≤ 10 days If uncomplicated recovery
General surgery ≤ 7 days -
Caesarean Section
(Baby delivery by surgery)
≤ 4 days -
Laparoscopic Surgery
(Abdominal keyhole surgery)
example : Cholecystectomy, Appendectomy, Obstetric surgery
≤ 5 days If uncomplicated recovery
Plastic Surgery/Cosmetic Plastic Surgery
such as nose surgery, eyelid surgery, breast augmentation
≤ 24 hours -
Investigative Laparoscopy
(for Chest or abdomen)
≤ 24 hours If air is absorbed

Note : Method for counting the days: the first day after operation is day one. Any surgery beyond table as above, passenger can be accepted without medical certificate indicating “fit to fly”.

On departure day, Bangkok Airways reserves the right for the ground operations manager, ground staff on duty and/or pilot in command to deny boarding passenger, whose health condition is not fit to fly regardless of a medical certificate.

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