Karen, Airport Agent
Portable Oxygen Concentrator
Do you need oxygen? Are you going on a flight soon? What you need to know about using a portable oxygen concentrator?
Requirements to travel with a Portable Oxygen Concentrator.
Before you board, check-in at the gate so an agent can:
Confirm that your POC is approved for use in flight
Test that you can operate the POC and respond to its alarm
Explain the phases of the flight when the POC will be operable
Check your supply of fully charged batteries to power the POC no less than 150% for the duration of the flight and ground connection time (including unanticipated delays)
POC must fit underneath the seat in front of you
You can't sit in an emergency exit, bulkhead or any seat that blocks another passenger's aisle access if you have a POC inflight
You may use your POC while moving about the cabin as long as the "fasten seatbelt" sign is not illuminated
POCs must be free of oil, grease or other petroleum products, in good condition and free from damage or other signs of excessive wear or abuse
Enjoy the Journey!