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Fly Africa World > Travel Preparation > Special Needs > Air Travel For Pregnant Women

Air travel for Pregnant women

Expectant mothers are permitted to fly until the 28th week of pregnancy without a medical certificate.

  1. From the 28th – 34th week: provide a medical certificate from her obstetrician stating that the pregnancy is progressing normally, without complications and the expected delivery date.
  2. Flying with AWA post 34th week is NOT permitted under any circumstances.
  3. Please note that for a pregnancy of less than 28 weeks the passenger should ideally be in possession of a medical certificate stating the duration of pregnancy at date of travel.
  4. These passengers will not be allocated emergency exit seats.
  5. Post delivery, the mother is permitted to fly 48 hours after normal delivery provided she has a certificate from her obstetrician stating she is fit to fly.
  6. A fit to fly certificate is needed from the 28th week to the end of 34th week.
  7. Babies must be 14-days old and above to be accepted to fly

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