Extra oxygen on board

Do you need extra oxygen on board during your flight? We offer the following possibilities:

Option 1: You bring your own portable oxygen concentrator with you

You can request this up to 72 hours before the departure of your flight. There is no fee for this service.

You can take your own Portable Oxygen Concentrator (POC) with you on our flights free of charge. You can notify us of this when booking your flight, online via My Transavia or by calling the call centre.

Conditions for travelling with a POC:

  1. Only a model approved by us may be taken on board:

    • AirSep FreeStyle (Fed. Reg. Sep 12/06)
    • Airsep LifeStyle with an RTCA sticker (SFAR No. 106, Aug 11/2005)
    • Airsep Focus
    • Delphi RS-00400
    • DeVilbiss Healthcare iGo
    • Inogen One (SFAR No. 106, Aug 11/2005)
    • Inogen One G2
    • Inogen G3
    • Invacare SOLO2
    • International Biophysics LifeChoice
    • Invacare XPO100
    • Invacare XP02
    • Oxlife Independence Oxygen Concentrator
    • Philips Simply Go
    • Respironics EverGo (Fed. Reg. Sep 12/06)
    • SeQual Technologies Eclipse (Fed. Reg. Sep 12/06)
    • Weinmann Ventilogic plus ventilator
  2. You can only take a POC with dry battery on board our flights.

    Make sure the batteries are sufficiently charged. We cannot charge batteries on board.
  3. You can operate the device and are able to respond to announcements.

    If you require assistance, make sure your travel companion/attendant (aged 16 or older) is able to operate the device.
  4. You require a medical statement in English from an independent physician or specialist. The following must be included in the statement:

    1. You are healthy enough to fly. This is a Fit to Fly certificate.
    2. The POC provides you with enough oxygen in a pressurised cabin.
    3. The phases of the flight during which you require the POC. You can choose from taxiing, take-off, flying at cruising altitude and landing.

Option 2: We provide the extra oxygen on board

You can request this extra oxygen up to 72 hours before the departure of your flight. The fee is €75 per bottle of around 400 litres.

Prefer that we take care of the extra oxygen on board for you? Pass this request on to our call centre. They’d be happy to arrange this for you. We require a physician’s statement from you for this. The call centre will provide you with all information in submitting a statement. This statement will allow us to calculate how much oxygen you require during the flight. Our call centre will contact you by phone once the request has been approved. After this confirmation by phone, your request is considered confirmed.

Oxygen can only be requested for flights to and from Schiphol Amsterdam Airport, Rotterdam The Hague Airport and Eindhoven Airport. This service is not available for flights with a flight number starting with TO.

  1. You are able to operate the device yourself.

    Whether you are travelling together with someone who can provide assistance.
  2. You require a signed medical statement in English from an independent physician or specialist.

    The required number of litres of oxygen per minute is stated. The statement must also state whether the oxygen is on stand-by or continuous. The medical statement must be issued no later than 7 days before the departure of your flight and is required for all flights to and from the Netherlands.
  3. You require less than 1500 litres of oxygen per flight.

    If you require more oxygen, it is not possible to fly due to safety regulations.
  4. You may not use your own oxygen bottles in the plane.

    You may take empty oxygen containers with you for use at the destination. These will be transported as hold luggage.
  5. Requests for oxygen is only possible for flights that depart from or arrive at Schiphol Amsterdam Airport, Rotterdam The Hague Airport and Eindhoven Airport.

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