This condition is linked to prolonged periods of inactivity, and so it generally affects people flying long-haul. DVT is sometimes known as "economy class syndrome", but this is misleading as passengers travelling by car or train may also be at risk. It could even occur in an armchair at home! As immobility poses the greatest risk in developing clotting disorders, move about, change position often and avoid crossing your legs. There are some medical conditions that make people more prone to DVT and the following are examples:
Recommend doing the above, plus:
Recommend doing all of the above plus:
We'll do all we can to help, but we cannot guarantee an allergy-free environment on board our aircraft or in our partner lounges.
If you would like to let us know that somebody on a flight booking suffers from a nut allergy in advance of flying, you can do so when booking your flight online.
This is at the end of the booking process, just before the payment stage.
This will notify our cabin crew in advance of your flight however PLEASE NOTE that this is not a substitute for also informing the cabin manager once you come on board.
Please be aware that we do sell peanut products on board, so if you do suffer from anaphylaxis, please notify the cabin crew when boarding the flight.
We will do all we can to help you by making announcements and stopping the sale of nut products on board however we cannot guarantee a 100% nut free environment.
Are you making a booking for someone else (other than your own child) who suffers from a nut allergy?
If so, please make sure that you speak to them and get their explicit permission to tell us about their allergy when booking. We will assume that you have done that if you provide us with their information.