Posts Tagged ‘FAA Approved Portable Oxygen Concentrators

Seven additional Portable Oxygen Concentrators have now made it to the list of FAA Approved Portable Oxygen Concentrators. The FAA Federal Aviation Administration deems the use of any Portable Oxygen Concentrator safe for use aboard aircraft even without the FAA Approved sticker.  Since an FAA Approved Portable Oxygen Concentrator is neither compressed gas or liquid […]

If you have just finished reading Part 1 of Choosing the Correct setting for your Portable Oxygen Concentrator, you are now familiar with some basic truths about portable oxygen concentrators.  The first and most important truth regarding portable oxygen concentrators is 2 does not equal 2!! Continuous Flow Oxygen does not equal pulse dose oxygen. All Portable Oxygen […]

MEDIF Forms.  What are they and do you need one for traveling? If are planning airline travel with your Portable Oxygen Concentrator, either domestically in the United States or abroad, the airlines may require some information about you and your medical condition.  The FAA has set standards in the United States with regard to Portable […]

Need to Rent a Portable Oxygen Concentrator for your trip? Airline Travel Chart, Polices, and Forms Airline Form Eclipse Evergo LifeChoice iGo XPO2 Solo2 OxLife Aerolineas Argentinas MEDIF Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Aeromexico MEDIF Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Air Berlin  MEDIF Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Air Canada […]

Understanding the battery level on your Portable Oxygen Concentrator is essential for your health and well being.  You do not want to misread the power remaining on the portable concentrator least you will leave yourself out of batteries, out of oxygen, and out of breath! Today we’ll focus on the LifeChoice Portable Oxygen Concentrator specifically, […]

The majority of people on Oxygen Therapy in the United States are not lucky enough to have portable oxygen concentrators as an equipment choice from their oxygen service provider.  Most oxygen companies who deal with Medicare, Medicaid, and Private Insurance companies do not have any portable oxygen  inventory at all to offer their patients, and […]

Supplemental personal medical oxygen and other respiratory-related equipment and devices (e.g. nebulizer, respirator) are permitted through the screening checkpoint once they have undergone screening. Any respiratory equipment that cannot be cleared during the inspection process will not be permitted beyond the screening checkpoint. Persons connected to oxygen: Inform the Security Officer if your oxygen supply […]

As the holidays are approaching and the TSA (Transportation Safety Administration) is very much in the news, we have received many questions regarding airline travel and portable oxygen concentrators. You can look forward to long lines and lots of moans and groans from passengers being groped, prodded, x-rayed, and otherwise inconvenienced. Should you be concerned […]

The Department of Transportation (DOT) released the Final Rule “Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in Air Travel”. Attempting to deconstruct the complex manor in which these rules are disseminated by the DOT and FAA is the design of this post.  In the most basic sense what the DOT final rule does is to allow any […]

The FAA – Federal Aviation Administration released on June 7, 2010, the Positive Testing Results for Portable Oxygen Concentrators.  Contained in the Press Release is the Department of Transportation (DOT) final rule “Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in Air Travel” (effective May 13, 2009) which contains air carrier requirements regarding the use of respiratory […]


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If you have any questions about oxygen concentrators, liquid oxygen, portable oxygen, you have come to the right place. Whether you are lookiing to buy a POC, rent a POC for a trip, or understand how what that alarm means, you have come to the right place. Since 1992 we have immerseed in all things Oxygen Therapy, here you will find not only a users perspective, you will find the technicians perspective! Welcome!!