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
|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||✓||-|
(Baby delivery by surgery)
|≤ 4 days||✓||-|
(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||✓||-|
(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.