Health and well-being

When you travel with Air France, our first priorities are your health and well-being! Travel worry free with our tips for staying healthy and well. Please remember that these do not replace your doctor's recommendations.

Your health


Remember to check that your vaccinations are up-to-date so that you can travel with total peace of mind. They will protect you against diseases which may not exist in certain regions but which persist in others.

See our Vaccinations guide to learn more abut the vaccinations that are required for your destination. Some vaccinations require more than 1 injection, so plan ahead!

Air France International Vaccination Center
38 quai de Jemmapes
75010 Paris
Tel: + 33 (0)1 43 17 22 00
​Open Monday to Friday, from 8:45 AM to 6:00 PM, and Saturday, from 8:45 AM to 4:00 PM.
With or without appointment.
Yellow fever vaccination
Are you traveling to an area where there's a risk of yellow fever transmission? Make sure you get vaccinated in an authorized vaccination center at least 10 days before your departure.
Vaccination centers around the world

To find a vaccination center, see the list of official websites from the World Health Organization (WHO).
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Pregnant women and infants

Are you expecting? For your comfort and well-being, we recommend that you do not travel starting from week 37 of your pregnancy or in the first 7 days following childbirth.

Please note: You do not need official permission from a doctor to travel by air during your pregnancy. However, we strongly recommend that you consult your doctor before your trip.
  • For the comfort of your infant, remember to take several feeding bottles (keeping him or her hydrated during the flight is very important), food, changing essentials (diapers, cotton pads, etc.) and dress him or her in warm cozy clothing (sweaters and socks).
  • To avoid discomfort to your infant's inner ear during takeoff and landing, make sure you have a pacifier, feeding bottle or cookie within easy reach.
  • Is your infant taking medication or ? Don't forget to bring his or her medical records and medication. For a more comfortable journey, we recommend that you do not travel with your child when he or she has a cold or flu.
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Medication and medical devices

We are ready to accommodate your needs so that you can travel in comfort. However, we recommend consulting your doctor if:
  • you are taking medication,
  • you have a chronic illness,
  • you have recently had an operation or been admitted to the hospital,
  • you have varicose veins or are at risk of deep vein thrombosis.

How do I travel with my medication and medical equipment?

Booking your trip, assistance at the airport, baggage assistance, special equipment on board... Air France offers an array of services tailored to the needs of passengers with disabilities and reduced mobility.

Allergies and special meals

If you suffer from allergies, we recommend that you consult your doctor and request treatment if necessary.

To keep your medication within easy reach, place it with the accompanying prescription in your hand baggage.

Please note: You can request an allergen-free meal on certain flights.

To learn more, see the International Air Transport Association's (IATA) guide.

Are you on a special diet? You can request a meal that meets your needs on all our intercontinental flights.

Useful tips

Our tips for your well-being

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