Corsair is able to provide oxygen. Passengers should request this service when booking but no later than 48 hours before their flight. There is a charge for this service.
This service requires a medical authorization issued by a doctor approved by Corsair. You will need:
- To complete and send Annex A of resolution IATA 700 to Corsair
- To ask your GP to fill in Annex B of IATA Resolution 700 and forward it to one
of Corsair's medical advisers.
Passengers are not able to take their own oxygen bottles on board Corsair. Empty oxygen bottles can be transported in the hold providing that they are empty with the tops removed.
Passengers can take Portable Oxygen Concentrators (POC) on board Corsair aircraft.
The following POC's are FAA approved:-
-Airsep, Freestyle - Airsep, Lifestyle - Delphi, RS-400 - De Vilbiss, IGo - Inogen, InogenOne (IO 100) - Inogen, InogenOne-G2 - International Biophysics, LifeChoice - Invacare, XPO2 - Invacare, Solo2 - Oxlife, Independence - Respironics, EverGo - Sequal, Eclipse
Before flying you must get a letter from your doctor which states the maximum level the oxygen flow can be adjusted to, that you or a person accompanying you is able to understand and use your equipment correctly and whether you require oxygen permanantly before, during and after the flight. This should include whether oxygen is required during take off, landing and moving around the cabin.
If you are using a POC you need to get medical and technical authorisation from Corsair. You should request this at the time of booking.
You should complete and send to Corsair, annex A of resolution IATA 700, as well as the specific form "Using a Personal Portable Oxygen Concentrator". -You should also ask your GP to fill in Annex B of IATA Resolution 700 and forward it to one of Corsair's medical advisers.
You are not allowed to plug your POC into the aircraft's electrical supply and should ensure that you have battery power sufficient for 150% of the duration of the flight. Each battery must be stored separately.
Corsair recommend that you bring a medical certificate, written in both english and french, stating that you need your POC on the plane.