Although a Medical Information Form (MEDIF) is not necessary and there are no restrictions for carrying medication on board, it is recommended to bring documentation such as a medical prescription or certificate to enable smooth boarding procedures.
Insulin syringes, autoinjectors such as for epinephrine (eg; EpiPen) and injection needles, insulin pump or Continuous glucose measurement system (CGMs) for prescribed medicine can be carried and used on board.
It’s not necessary to notify us in advance or submit a Medical Information FORM (MEDIF).
Please inform ANA Disability Desk of the manufacturer, type and model of the device in advance if you have an insulin pump or CGMs (inc. self-injection needles).
Please inform the security inspector at the security checkpoint that you have an autoinjector, insulin syringes, insulin pump or CGMs (inc. self-injection needles).
Please inform the security inspector at the security checkpoint that you have an autoinjector (injection needles).
We recommend you to prepare a document explaining the content and purpose (medical prescriptions, certificate from doctor, diabetic patient ID card, etc.) to go through the security check smoothly.
Diabetic patient ID cards are issued by the Japan Association for Diabetes Education and Care.
Please visit the website of the Japan Association for Diabetes Education and Care(Japanese only) for details.
Customers who use medical equipments, such as insulin pump or CGMs, and who are anxious about any influence for your medical equipments can inform of the security inspector prior to security screening.
It will be conducted pat-down inspection instead of the security screening by metal detector and body scanner.
For codeshare flights operated by our partner airlines, the regulations of the relevant partner airline will apply. For details, please contact the partner airline operating the flight directly.