Limitations apply to the size and contents of baggage.
Pack medication in carry-on baggage.
Safely stow carry-on baggage.
Be aware of items that display hazardous symbols.
Try to wear clothes that are made of natural fibres.
Avoid leaving large areas of the body uncovered.
Wear fully enclosed leather low-healed laced or buckled shoes.
Keep your shoes on at all times.
Be aware of the location of other aircraft when embarking and disembarking.
Wear your seat belt snug and low across the hips.
Keep your seat belt fastened at all times.
Listen carefully to the safety briefing, particularly:
- crash positions
- exit row seating
- use of flotation devices
- deployment of oxygen masks
- emergency exits
- using the escape slide
Ask questions if unclear about anything.
Cabin pressurisation affects the amount of oxygen available (dizziness, fainting) and the gas in your body expands (ears pop).
Consider the effects of alcoholic beverages, moderation is a good policy.
Know the correct crash position for your seat allocation.
Know how to put on your oxygen mask.
Know where the flotation devices are and how to use them.
Know what to do if the aircraft fills with fire or smoke.
Know how to slide down the escape slide.
Leave all your possessions behind.
Remember to help others after you've helped yourself.
Check with the airline in advance regarding their policy on child safety seats.
Ensure you have all the child's essentials in your carry on luggage.
Seat the child between two responsible adults or between a window and a responsible adult.
Avoid sharp, heavy, or easily breakable toys.
Electronic game playing is only permitted while the aircraft is cruising.
Understand the emergency procedures applicable to your child.
Take responsibility for your child's actions.
If you are unwell or have a medical condition, talk to your health care provider before boarding a flight.
Take precautions to prevent your ears popping.
Carry all medications in your hand baggage along with details of your condition and treatment. Be aware that some drugs may have side effects.
Passengers with a serious medical condition are allocated aisle seats for ease of access.
Healthy pregnant women are generally safe to fly up to 36 weeks, but check with your health care provider if at all in doubt.
Safety rules govern the use of electronic medical equipment on aircraft. Ask the airline or your travel agent for further details.
Rest well before your flight.
Eat lightly before and during the flight.
Drink water and juices frequently.
Limit alcoholic and caffeinated beverages.
Avoid tight and restrictive clothing.
Adjust to your destination time ASAP - getting out in the sunlight will help reset your body clock.