Go to top of page



Information about the health and safety of those who fly, whether aircraft crew, or passengers.

For aircraft passengers

If you have a medical condition, you need to think carefully before flying or making travel plans. The following information is a guide for passengers, including deep vein thrombosis, ears/hearing/medication and pregnancy.

For aviation employees, pilots or air traffic controllers

To be a professional pilot or air traffic controller, you must be in good health, and this includes having good hearing, vision and colour perception.

Last modified: 23 June 2019