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BA & CPAP machines in the age of Electronics bans

Old Jun 1, 17, 3:24 am
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BA & CPAP machines in the age of Electronics bans

Does BA allow passengers to carry CPAP machines aboard aircraft on routes between London & Cairo?
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Old Jun 1, 17, 3:48 am
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Given long odds against someone with a CPAP machine on this forum having actual first hand recent experience on this route, I would call them up and ask them but as a close proxy, I took mine to Dubai and back last week with no issues at all.
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Old Jun 1, 17, 4:55 am
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London to Cairo or any of the other locations with electronics is not a problem. It's the flight from these cities where you are not allowed the electronics. If this is a problem you could book an open jaw and fly to somewhere like Athens on the return.
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Old Jun 1, 17, 5:08 am
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Can the OP clarify, when they say carry- do they mean as hand luggage or is in the hold acceptable for the OP, I'm assuming of course they don't mean for use in flight.
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Old Jun 1, 17, 8:50 am
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Originally Posted by navylad View Post
Can the OP clarify, when they say carry- do they mean as hand luggage or is in the hold acceptable for the OP, I'm assuming of course they don't mean for use in flight.
I meant as a part of my carry-on baggage.
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Old Jun 1, 17, 8:56 am
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I have never had an issue bringing my CPAP machine onboard and using it during the flight, but never done it on a route to or from the middle east.
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Old Jun 1, 17, 9:03 am
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Medical devices are not affected by the electronics ban.

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/a...ghts-to-the-uk
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Old Jun 1, 17, 6:14 pm
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Originally Posted by puchong View Post
I meant as a part of my carry-on baggage.
It shouldn't be a problem, but I'd advise contacting BA beforehand to advice them of your intention to bring one and ensure the agent puts a note on your booking (crosses 'T's and dots 'I's). This is particularly true if the CPAP machine requires an oxygen cylinder rather than the concentrator style.
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