- How shall a disabled person get on/off board?
- Ill (disabled) passengers and people accompanying them must get on board BEFORE other passengers. On arrival disabled passengers and people accompanying them get off the plane after all other passengers. A passenger, having checked-in his wheelchairs, can use a wheelchair provided by the airport or can wait for his own.
- What is necessary for transportation of a disabled (ill) person?
- Before the flight you should provide a signed medical report to the carrier, containing a permission and special requirements for transportation of a disabled or ill person.
Passengers requiring special assistance only at the airport or just to get on/off the plane don’t need a medical report and an accompanying person.
Such passengers are:
• blind and deaf passengers;
• elderly passengers;
• children with visible infectious diseases (measles, chickenpox and etc.).
Disabled, requiring special help on board must have a special medical report. Such passengers are:
• passengers whose behavior, mental or physical condition require special assistance or who could do harm to themselves or to other passengers, their property, the plane or to the air crew.
• passengers on stretchers;
• passengers having transmitting diseases (except usual childhood diseases);
• passenger who need special medical care, additional oxygen bag or medical equipment onboard;
• infants under 7 days;
• passengers whose arms and legs are cased in plaster or splinted.
These passengers shall be transported only with persons accompanying them (over 15 years old). A medical report shall be valid only for the flight number and date stipulated in it.
- What passengers are considered to be disabled (ill)?
- Passengers are considered to be disabled if their physical or mental condition requires special care during the transportation.