can we fly with a plaster on a long-haul flight?

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can we fly with a plaster on a long-haul flight?

Post by lumumba » 16 Jan 2020, 10:14

It's not very clear so is it possible to fly with a leg plaster on long haul?
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Re: can we fly with a plaster on a long-haul flight?

Post by Poiu » 16 Jan 2020, 10:31

lumumba wrote:
16 Jan 2020, 10:14
It's not very clear so is it possible to fly with a leg plaster on long haul?
Depends from airline to airline and how recent it is, best contact customer service of your airline.

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Re: can we fly with a plaster on a long-haul flight?

Post by CTBke » 18 Jan 2020, 10:01

some airliners require to make a cut in the plaster on flights to prevent the swelling
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Re: can we fly with a plaster on a long-haul flight?

Post by lumumba » 18 Jan 2020, 11:43

Ok thanks.
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Re: can we fly with a plaster on a long-haul flight?

Post by CTBke » 18 Jan 2020, 13:55

do contact the airline you're flying on as they have their own regulations.
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Re: can we fly with a plaster on a long-haul flight?

Post by lumumba » 18 Jan 2020, 15:50

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Re: can we fly with a plaster on a long-haul flight?

Post by jan_olieslagers » 18 Jan 2020, 17:14

No. An injury requiring a plaster is certain to invalidate your medical, which automatically invalidates your licence.

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Re: can we fly with a plaster on a long-haul flight?

Post by KriVa » 18 Jan 2020, 18:40

I’d say it’s quite obvious Lumumba didn’t intend that interpretation of his question.
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Re: can we fly with a plaster on a long-haul flight?

Post by lumumba » 18 Jan 2020, 23:17

Has a passenger I mean.
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