When You Have a Baby Onboard
With a bit of extra care and preparation, women with complication-free pregnancies may fly onboard Royal Jordanian flights prior to their 32nd week of pregnancy. All passengers flying when pregnant should consult their doctors/medical practitioners before traveling, especially on long haul flights.
Pregnant women wishing to travel after their 32nd week require a certified medical report, written within the seven days prior to your date of departure, clearly stating the following:
- Confirmation of a singleton or multiple child pregnancy.
- Confirmation the pregnancy is progressing without stress or complications.
- Expected date of delivery.
All pregnant travelers, or their husband, must complete and sign Royal Jordanian’s official “Expectant Mother Indemnity form. A copy of the signed form must be retained by the pregnant passenger and carried with her throughout her trip. She must present the form upon request to any Royal Jordanian staff during check-in and boarding, in flight, or upon arrival.
Pregnant women after the 36th week of single pregnancy (after 32nd week for multiple pregnancies) are not permitted to travel onboard Royal Jordanian flights.
Tips to Increase Comfort Onboard
- Be careful with your luggage as heavy lifting during pregnancy should be avoided.
- Wear your seatbelt low around the pelvis.
- Walk around the plane at regular intervals throughout the flight.
- Drink plenty of water throughout the flight and avoid eating “heavy” foods which can lead to stomach cramps through prolonged immobility.