Consult your doctor
If you have any medical concerns about making a long journey, or if you suffer from a respiratory or cardiovascular condition, it is best to consult your doctor before travelling. Think about the destination as well as the journey. Ask your doctor whether you will need any vaccinations or special medication. Note that visiting cities in some high altitude areas or cities suffering from heavy pollution can aggravate asthma or other respiratory problems.
There are many examples of over-the-counter medication available, but we recommend that you always consult your doctor to determine which are suitable for you.
Be sure to ask for medical advice, especially if you:
In the case of pregnant passengers, Arik Air will not transport a passenger expecting delivery in excess of their 33rd week of pregnancy. If the passenger is between 28 weeks and 33 weeks of pregnancy, the passenger must provide a doctor's certificate dated within 72 hours of departure stating that the passenger has been examined and found to be physically fit for transportation from departure to arrival city on the date the passenger has a confirmed ticketed resevation and the estimated time/date for birth of the baby.
For your travel convenience, here are some tried-and-tested tips to enhance your travel experience and minimize discomfort during your flight:
The common cold, flu and ear infections
Avoid traveling if you have an ear infection or are suffering from a very bad cold or flu. If you must travel, consider the following: