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Get Ready for Your Trip – Pregnant Women


The following rules and reccomendations are valid only on flights operated by Oceanair Linhas Aéreas S/A (O6).
If you have a leg on your itinerary operated by another companhie, please check the terms and conditions with the operating company.

Get to know the procedures for pregnant woman's boarding


From the moment the pregnant woman declares her condition, to secure the safety and the mother and baby's welfare, the passenger must provide the necessary documentation according to the gestational age, the type of pregnancy (regular or multiple) and the medical history (with or without medical complications), as shown in tables below:



REGULAR PREGNANCY – No medical complications
GESTACIONAL
AGE
DISCLAIMER MEDICAL
REPORT
MEDIF

UP TO 27 WEEKS

YES

NO

NO

28 TO 35 WEEKS

YES

YES

NO

MORE THAN
36 WEEKS

YES

YES

YES

MORE THAN
38 WEEKS*

YES

YES

YES

 

MULTIPLE PREGNANCY – No medical complications
GESTACIONAL
AGE
DISCLAIMER MEDICAL
REPORT
MEDIF

UP TO 27 WEEKS

YES

NO

NO

28 TO 31 WEEKS

YES

YES

NO

MORE THAN
32 WEEKS

YES

YES

YES

MORE THAN
38 WEEKS*

YES

YES

YES

* ATTENTION:

Regular and multiple pregnancy:

  • Pregnant mothers with more than 38 weeks of pregnancy: mandatory monitoring by a medical assistant during the trip;
  • Pregnant mothers with more than 40 weeks of pregnancy may not board.


If the pregnant woman fits any of the cases below, it becomes mandatory the presentation of a Disclaimer, a Medical Report and a MEDIF:


  • The pregnancy progress or the due date are uncertain;
  • Prior preterm birth, or;
  • High-risk pregnancy with medical complications during this pregnancy.


Disclaimer: present at the check-in 3 printed copies duly filled in and signed, regardless of the gestation period.

Medical Report of the Pregnant Women Boarding or Medical Certificate: Medical Report of the Pregnant Women Boarding is a form available on Avianca's website. If you choose to present a medical certificate, the certificate shall include: gestational age, due date and physician statement reporting that the mother is in condition to take a flight.

  • Medical Report of the Pregnant Women Boarding (F-DSA-091),  click here.

MEDIF (Medical Information Form): The MEDIF is a medical form for passengers with special needs and pregnant women in the above conditions. This form is provided by Avianca in the link below. It will be examined by the airline, which will inform the pregnant passenger if she can travel and under what conditions.

It must be sent maximum antecedence of 72(seventy-two) hours before the estimated time of the flight departure, scanned and signed by the passenger (or her legal representative) and by her physician through the email medif@avianca.com.br For more information regarding filling out and submitting the MEDIF, click here.

Important!
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  • Medical Form MEDIF (F-GHU-085), click here.
  • The gestational age is considered the departure date, not the date in which the ticket was purchased or booked;
  • Newborn babies can only travel after completing a week of life;
  • Premature babies are considered a medical case. You must send the medical form MEDIF;
  • For information about the person accompanying, click here.
For more information, call us at our Sales Center at 0800-286-6543 or contact us through our Online Service.

 

Pregnant Women

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