Jan asked in TravelAir Travel · 4 weeks ago

what happen if you get really ill on an air plane?

18 Answers

  • Anonymous
    3 weeks ago

    you man up....

  • 3 weeks ago

    Why do you think getting sick on an Airplane is any different than getting sick in your bedroom, the kitchen, a bus , your classroom?

    A heart attack is a heart attack, nausea is nausea. Did you expect the magic hospital to open up and doctors rush to your side?

    Crew and passengers give what assistance they can until the plane lands.

    Did you expect FREE health care at the Emergency landing place? A FREE ride to continue on after you are healthy?

    Curious what will YOU DO if the person next to you suddenly had some medical issue? On a plane, on the bus, in a shopping mall. in the lunchroom, at the park?

    Some reason in particular YOU cannot provide some aid.

    CPR is not hard to learn. Heimlich also easy to learn. SECONDS count while YOU panic.

    Most plane seats have a bag in the seat pocket if you have a desire to recheck what it was you ate or drank for the last while.

  • 4 weeks ago

    Tell the flight attendant.

  • 4 weeks ago

    Air passengers can expect to feel ill on a flight from time to time, but happily, in many cases there are strategies you can adopt to make you feel better. ... Yes, that does happen! If you're prone to feeling ... The action of chewing can also help here, so a bit of gum or a chewy sweet can be very helpful.

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  • 4 weeks ago

    Somehow it has to be coped with, or contained.

  • 4 weeks ago

    Many travellers feel unwell in the air from time to time, but a bit of knowledge and preparation can help you to feel better – both in advance and if you start feeling ill.

  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    They'll ask if there's a doctor or nurse on board. Depending on the problem and if there's an airport they can divert to, they may choose to land and offload the ill passenger.  But if it's a trans-ocean flight, they usually have no choice but to continue as there's few if any diversion points. But generally the airline puts the greater good over one passenger. You got 200 healthy passengers that need to get to where they're going so losing one isn't the end of the world. But if the sick passenger is an Executive Platinum Diamond 100k frequent flier, they'll do anything to help the passenger

  • 4 weeks ago

    The airline staff will ask for medical assistance (if available) if it's not something they can deal with; and if necessary / possible, they'll land at the nearest airport.

  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    the flight attendants are trained to deal

    with that

  • If you're lucky, there will be a medical expert on the plane

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