Travelling healthily



Whether you suffer from jet lag, earache or travel sickness - here you will find helpful tips on how you can enjoy your flight without worry.

Important information
Change of climateHow to adjust to temperature changes
EaracheAdvice on air pressure differences
Frequent flyers with a disabilityFREMEC gets you on your way quickly
Jetlag Fool your 'inner clock'
MedicationsTips on transporting and taking medicines
Passengers with health problemsPlease make these arrangements
PregnancyAnswers to important questions
Travel sicknessHandling a sense of nausea
Travel thrombosisWhat you should know and can do
Travelling with a visual impairmentOur services

Medical care form

With certain illnesses (e.g. heart/lung disease, stroke, etc.), injuries as a result of an accident or chronic conditions, an assessment of your fitness to fly must be obtained from Lufthansa’s medical service.

If you have any questions about your health on flights, please contact the:
Lufthansa MEDICAL OPERATION CENTRE on tel.: +49-69-696-55077 (open daily from 06:00 - 22:30 hours)

Contact the Medical Operation Centre / Download care form


Lufthansa panel doctors

Lufthansa has selected contracted doctors at all its destinations throughout the world whose duties include taking care of Lufthansa personnel locally as well as any crew members who become ill. Generally, these doctors speak German and English. In case you fall ill at your destination and require a doctor, we are providing you with a list of contact details for the Lufthansa panel doctors. Please note that Lufthansa accepts no responsibility for the treatment nor will it bear the cost of any treatment.

List with contact details of Lufthansa panel doctors


Seminars for relaxed flying

The agency Texter-Millott GmbH has been running seminars for relaxed flying in partnership with Lufthansa very successfully.

Seminars for relaxed flying



Travellers with special needs

We have put together some important advice on these pages especially for passengers with reduced mobility.

Travellers with special needs

Older passengers

We would also like to make flying easy and straightforward for older passengers.

Older passengers

Well-being on board

During longer flights your muscles can tense up and your circulation can slow down. Special exercises will provide relief.

Well-being on board - relaxation exercises

Doctor on board

The Lufthansa ‘Doctor on Board’ programme ensures medical help above the clouds. Doctors with different medical specialities can register to join the programme.

Doctor on board


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