Air travel after lung surgery is safe (J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 May;153(5):1191-1196) .
Respect the following tips:
- Don’t travel alone.
- To reduce the risk of blood clots, walk every hour during your trip and drink plenty of water.
- Wear loose-fitting clothing.
- If you have problems getting enough oxygen, consider traveling with a portable oxygen tank.