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Air Canada
1166 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
(800) 776-3000

Fee: $59 (varies with travel destination) oxygen fee per coupon, nonrefundable.

Notice: 72 hours.

Equipment Specifications: Flow rates of
2, 4, and 6 liters per minute are available. Nasal cannula provided. Passenger's empty
portable oxygen may be checked as baggage.

Other Information: Physician's prescription required. Airline requests physician's name and
phone number. Airline will contact physician regarding need for an attendant. Inform the
reservationist that this is a MEDA booking.

Air France
1350 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019
(800) 237-2747

Fee: 1000 francs (approximately $173, varies with exchange rate) per oxygen canister.

Notice: 7 days advance notice preferred for international flights.

Equipment Specifications: Continuous oxygen is available for transatlantic flights. Oxygen
canister lasts approximately 3 hours at 4 liters per minute. Airline provides masks only;
passenger may bring and use cannula. Passenger's empty portable oxygen unit may be
checked as baggage.

Other Information: Passengers must contact Medical Department. Medical form must be filled
out by passengers and their physician.

Air New Zealand
(800) 262-1234

Fee: $50 per sector.

Notice: 5 working days.

Equipment Specifications: Either 2 or 7 liters per minute are available. Passengers may not
bring aboard their liquid oxygen, but they may bring one small compressed gas cylinder if
oxygen is required for boarding or leaving the aircraft. The cylinder must be preapproved by
the airline for safety.

Other Information: Physician's prescription required. Should include diagnosis, need for
oxygen, and liter flow requirements. An attendant is not required unless stated by the
physician.

Alaska Airlines
(800) 426-0333
Fee: $50 oxygen fee per coupon, refundable if not used.

Notice: 24 hours in advance.

Equipment Specifications: Adjustable flow meter, 2-8 liters per minute. Choice of nasal
cannula or mask. Passenger may bring empty portable oxygen unit on board or through
baggage. Will permit passenger's oxygen equipment on board with prior approval and medical
attendant traveling with passenger (in state of Alaska only). FAA transport exception #3850-
A.

Other Information: Physician's letter to include need for in-flight oxygen, maximum quantity
required per hour, maximum flow rate, and verification that Alaska Airlines' equipment is
acceptable.

American Airlines
P.O. Box 619616
Dallas, TX 75261
(800) 433-7300

Fee: $75 oxygen fee per coupon, nonrefundable unless passenger does not travel.

Notice: 48 hours in advance, minimum. Prefer as much notice as possible.

Equipment Specifications: 2 or 4 liters per minute (not adjustable). Choice of nasal cannula or
mask. Passenger may bring own nasal cannula or mask.

Other Information: Physician's prescription for oxygen is required, with duplicates. Aisle seat
only. Two supplemental oxygen passengers are allowed per flight and they must be at least 10
feet apart. Special Assistance Coordinator is available to answer questions.

British Airways
245 Park Ave.
New York, NY 10167
(800) 247-9297

Fee: £30 (approximately $50, varies with exchange rate) per person through journey, one
way.

Notice: 72 hours in advance.

Equipment Specifications: Oxygen provided subject to availability of equipment. Passenger's
empty portable oxygen unit may be checked as baggage. This service is provided at the
discretion of airport personnel to ascertain that equipment is in fact empty. Flow rates of 2 or
4 liters per minute are available. Only masks are provided; passenger may use own cannula.

Other Information: Medical Department provides approval. Passenger's physician's name and
phone number required prior to travel.

Canadian Airline International
(800) 426-7000

Fee: $50 (no tax) for travel in U.S. and Canada; $73 (no tax) for international flights.

Notice: 5 days in advance, unless an emergency.
Equipment Specifications: Flow rates of
2 or 4 liters per minute are available. Cannula provided. Passenger may bring aboard one
oxygen (dry gas only) cylinder size D (under 22 inches in length) with prior approval at least
24 hours in advance. Passenger's empty portable oxygen unit may be checked as baggage.

Other Information: Physician's letter to include flow rate and ability to travel. Passengers may
bring their own oxygen aboard the Boeing 737 only.

Continental Airlines
LA International Airport
Los Angeles, CA 90009
(800) 231-0856

Fee: $50 per flight.

Notice: 48 hours in advance.

Equipment Specifications: Oxygen is provided on board only. Adjustable flow meter, 2-4 liters
per minute. Nasal cannula provided, or passenger can bring own. Passenger's empty portable
oxygen unit may be checked as baggage.

Other Information: Physician's letter/prescription for oxygen is required, with duplicates; must
include travel dates, date of validity, and liters per hour and minute; and the letter must be
dated 10 days prior to departure. Window seat only. Two supplemental oxygen passengers are
allowed per flight; they must be at least 10 feet apart. There is a six oxygen-unit limit per
plane; oxygen supply is limited.

Delta Airlines
Hartsfield-Atlanta International Airport
Atlanta, GA 30320
(800) 221-1212

Fee: $50 oxygen fee per coupon, nonrefundable.

Notice: 48 hours in advance.

Equipment Specifications: Adjustable flow meter, 2-8 liters per minute (L/min.). Choice of
nasal cannula or mask. Passenger's empty portable unit may be checked as baggage. Airline
will provide a maximum of three small oxygen cylinders per flight segment. The cylinders will
be stowed under the seat in front of and next to the passenger; therefore, the passenger is
limited to the amount of carry-on luggage he or she may bring onto the plane.

Other Information: Physician's letter to include, with duplicates, statement that patient can
travel without risk to others or self; L/min. requirements at 8,000 ft. altitude; and
minutes/hours oxygen needed. Passengers will be responsible for on-ground oxygen.
Customer service representative will make the oxygen arrangements.

Hawaiian Air
(800) 367-5320

Fee: $50 per bottle of oxygen used, nonrefundable; these are 300 liter tanks, and they will
last approximately 150 minutes at 2 liters per minute (L/min.) or 75 minutes at 4 L/min.

Notice: 48 hours in advance.
Equipment Specifications: Adjustable flow meter, 2-8 L/min. Mask only; passenger may bring
and use nasal cannula. Passenger's empty portable oxygen unit may be checked as baggage.

Other Information: Physician's letter to include need for oxygen and maximum amount
required per hour based on L/min. needed.

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
(800) 374-7747

Fee: Call for rates.

Notice: 48 hours in advance.

Equipment Specifications: Nasal cannula or mask available. Passenger's empty portable tank
may be checked as baggage.

Other Information: Provide airline with reason why oxygen is needed and physician's name
and phone number. KLM's doctor will call the physician directly.

Mexicana Airlines
(800) 531-7921

Fee: None.

Notice: 24 hours in advance.

Equipment Specifications: Adjustable flow meter, 4 liters per minute. Passengers may use
their own portable system.

Other Information: Provide airline with physician's prescription stating liter flow. An attendant
is required and must be approved by the physician. The airline will not provide oxygen, except
in an emergency. Passenger must book seat in the nonsmoking section. Limit of two
passengers requiring oxygen per flight.

Northwest Airlines
(800) 225-2525 or (800) 447-4747 for International Travel

Fee: $75 oxygen fee per coupon, nonrefundable.

Notice: 48 hours in advance for domestic flights.

Equipment Specifications: Flow range from
2-5 liters per minute (L/min.) with a flow regulator. Choice of nasal cannula or mask.
Passenger's empty portable oxygen unit may be checked as baggage.

Other Information: Physician's letter to include need for oxygen, L/min., and maximum use
per hour. Passenger must sign a liability release form.

Southwest Airlines
No oxygen available for passengers needing supplemental oxygen.

TWA
605 Third Ave.
New York, NY 10158
(800) 221-2000

Fee: $50 oxygen fee per flight coupon, nonrefundable.

Notice: 48 hours in advance.

Equipment Specifications: Nonadjustable flow meter, 2 or 4 liters per minute (L/min.); 2
L/min. lasts 2 hours and 4 L/min. lasts 1 hour. Mask provided; patient may use own cannula.
Passenger's empty portable oxygen unit may be checked as baggage.

Other Information: Direct contact with passenger's physician is required; a physician's letter is
not necessary. Must provide airline with physician's name and phone number. TWA's medical
desk will call the physician directly asking for diagnosis, date of illness, and vital signs. Airline
prefers that passenger boards by wheelchair. All oxygen arrangements are made through the
Medical Desk at TWA.

United Airlines
Box 66100, 1200 Algonquin Rd.
Chicago, IL 60666
(800) 241-6522

Fee: $50 oxygen fee per coupon, nonrefundable.

Notice: 48 hours in advance for domestic flights; 7 days in advance for foreign flights.

Equipment Specifications: Passenger's personal oxygen must be sent through baggage or
carried on the plane. Tanks must be empty and reduced to less than 40 PSI; liquid oxygen
tanks must be completely empty. Liter flows available, 1-8 liters per minute. Nasal cannula,
face mask, and pediatric cannula available.

Other Information: Physician's letter to include clearance to travel, L/min. needed, and travel
dates. Provide a copy of the letter in triplicate for every coupon. Passenger must provide
airline with the name and phone number of prescribing physician. Airline will contact physician
for specific needs of passenger. Airline will not provide oxygen for ground use.

USAir
Washington National Airport
Washington, DC 20001
(800) 428-4322

Fee: $40 per bottle of oxygen used, nonrefundable.

Notice: 48 hours in advance.

Equipment Specifications: 767 aircraft have 2 or 4 liters per minute (L/min.) available; 2
L/min. lasts 2 hours and 4 L/min. lasts 1 hour. All other aircraft have adjustable flow rates of
2-8 L/min. Choice of nasal cannula or mask. Passenger's empty portable oxygen unit may be
checked as baggage.

Other Information: USAir in-flight medical oxygen form DH-13 must be sent for and filled out
by passenger's physician in advance of the 48-hour notice.

Airline Comparison
                              Advance      MD         Liter
                    Permits
                               Notice    Approval     Flow
                    Oxygen
                              Needed     Required   Available
 United States
Alaska Airlines      Yes      24 Hours     YES       2 to 8
      American
                     Yes      48 Hours     YES       2 to 4
       Airlines
    Continental
                     Yes      48 Hours     YES       2 to 4
       Airlines
  Delta Airlines     Yes      48 Hours     YES       2 to 8
      Hawaiian
                     Yes      48 Hours     YES       2 to 8
       Airlines
     Northwest
                     Yes      48 Hours     YES       2 to 5
       Airlines
           TWA       Yes      48 Hours     YES       2 to 4
 United Airlines     Yes      48 Hours     YES       1 to 8
    US Airways       Yes      48 Hours     YES      various
 American West       NO          x
Midwest Express      NO          x
      Southwest
                     Yes         x
        Airlines
 Skyway Airlines     NO          x
        Canada
                                                    2 or 4 or
    Air Canada       Yes      72 Hours     YES
                                                        6
    Air Ontario      Yes      48 Hours     YES       1 or 4
      Canadian
                     Yes       5 days      YES       2 or 4
   Airlines Intl.
  Latin America
      Mexicana
                     Yes      24 Hours    None        Any
       Airlines
     Aerolineas
                     NO          x
     Argentinas
         Europe
                                                      call
     Air France      Yes      7 Days       YES
                                                     them
         Alitalia    Yes      72 Hours     YES         6
British Airways      Yes      48 Hours     YES       2 or 4
     KLM Royal
                     Yes      7 Days       YES      2 or 10
         Dutch
      Lufthansa     Yes   72 Hours    YES   2 to 8
  Scandinavian
                    Yes   3-4 Weeks   YES   2 to 4
       Airlines
       SwissAir     Yes    1 Week     YES   2 to 6
         Finnair    NO        x
      Near East
       Emirates
                    Yes   72 Hours    YES     2
        Airlines
  Saudi Arabian     Yes   72 Hours    YES   2 to 4
          Africa
     Air Afrique    Yes    1 Week     YES   2 to 4
     So. African
                    Yes   3-4 Weeks   YES   2 to 4
       Express
         Pacific
       Quantas      Yes   72 Hours    YES   1 to 15
Air New Zealand     Yes    5 Days     YES   2 or 7
   Philippine Air   NO        x
          Orient
  China Airlines    Yes    1 Week     YES   1 to 6
Japan Air Lines     Yes   1 Month     YES     2
     Singapore
                    Yes   2 Weeks     YES   2 to 4
       Airlines
 Korean Airlines    NO        x

				
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