The Portable Oxygen Specialists
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 […]
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 […]
In a press release dated January 6, 2010 (full press release seen here) the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that passengers needing medical oxygen now have the option of using four additional portable oxygen concentrators while traveling, whichs brings the total number of approved units to 11. The newly authorized devices are: DeVilbiss Healthcare’s iGo International Biophysics […]
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