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Expectant Mothers

Expectant Mothers

Transportation of Expectant Mother (Pregnant Woman)

Carriage of an expectant mother (pregnant woman) on Jet Airways aircraft is governed as per the following policy. The policy differs for flights within India and flights to Colombo, Dhaka, and Kathmandu and for International flights except Colombo, Dhaka and Kathmandu.


Flights within India and flights to Colombo, Dhaka and Kathmandu

Duration of Pregnancy Acceptance for Travel
Duration of PregnancyUpto 32 weeks Acceptance for Travel
  • Expectant mother may be accepted for travel provided that there are no prior complications.

  • Fitness to fly certificate from her treating obstetrician and the Company Medical Department clearance is not required.

  • Cases of multiple pregnancy / complicated single pregnancy are accepted till the end of 32 weeks, provided she is in possession of fitness to fly certificate from her treating obstetrician. The Company Medical Department clearance is also required.

Duration of PregnancyBetween 33 up to 36 weeks Acceptance for Travel
  • Expectant mother with uncomplicated single pregnancy may be accepted for travel provided that there are no prior complications.

  • Fitness to fly certificate from her treating obstetrician is required. The Company Medical Department clearance is not required.

  • Cases of multiple pregnancy / complicated single pregnancy are not allowed.

Duration of PregnancyBetween 37 up to 38 weeks Acceptance for Travel
  • Expectant mother with uncomplicated single pregnancy may be accepted for travel provided that she is in possession of fitness to fly certificate from her treating obstetrician, specifying the number of weeks of pregnancy and is also accompanied by at least an MBBS doctor. The Company Medical Department clearance is also required.

  • Cases of multiple pregnancy / complicated single pregnancy are not allowed.

Duration of PregnancyAfter 38 weeks Acceptance for Travel
  • Not Allowed


International flights except flights to Dhaka, Colombo and Kathmandu

Duration of Pregnancy Acceptance for Travel
Duration of PregnancyUp to 28 weeks Acceptance for Travel
  • Expectant mother may be accepted for travel provided that there are no prior complications.

  • Fitness to fly certificate from her treating obstetrician and the Company Medical Department clearance is not required.

Duration of PregnancyBetween 29 up to 35 weeks Acceptance for Travel
  • Expectant mother with uncomplicated single pregnancy may be accepted for travel provided she is in possession of a fitness to fly certificate from her treating obstetrician, specifying the number of weeks of pregnancy; Company Medical Department clearance is not required.

  • Cases of multiple pregnancy / complicated single pregnancy are accepted till the end of the 32 week, provided she is in possession of fitness to fly certificate from her treating obstetrician. The Company Medical Department clearance is also required.

Duration of PregnancyAfter 35 weeks Acceptance for Travel
  • Not Allowed


Please Note:

Post a normal delivery and in the absence of any complications, the mother would be permitted to fly 48 hours after delivery provided she has a 'Fitness-to-Fly' certificate from her treating obstetrician.

Post a Caesarean delivery, the mother would be permitted to fly one week after the delivery provided she has a 'Fitness-to-Fly' certificate from her treating obstetrician.

Infants less than 7 days old will not be permitted to undertake both domestic and international travel. However, in an exigency, wherein life saving treatment is mandatory for the infant, the mother may be permitted to fly with the infant, provided the new born is certified 'fit to fly', by the concerned paediatrician / treating neonatologist and is accompanied by at least an MBBS doctor.

'Fitness-to-Fly' certificate is valid for a period of 10 days from the date of issue. However, in case of any associated complications, the guest may be requested to produce a more recent certificate (within 48 hours).

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