Acceptance of Pregnant Passengers
It is the duty of pregnant passengers to advise " Saudia " of the progress of their pregnancy at the point of booking of seat and at the check-in counter. The carriage of pregnant passengers is subject to the following conditions:
- Pregnant ladies are authorized to travel up to the 8th month without medical clearance.
- Medical clearance will be required if:
a) Child birth is expected in less than 4 weeks.
b) Uncertainty exists over the progress of the pregnancy and the date of delivery.
c) There were previous multiple births childbirth complications are expected.
d) The medical certificate must be issued within 10 days of the flight date.
- The lady will be refused carriage if the pregnancy is 35 weeks and above.
After week (32) of her pregnancy, the pregnant woman should provide a medical certificate (MEDIF)filled in by a competent doctor. The form is valid for a period of (10) days from the date of issue.
You may download the Air Travel For Pregnant Ladies form by clicking here if she is less than 32 weeks pregnant, or you my download the MEDIF by clicking here if she is over 32 weeks pregnant. Both forms must be filled and signed by a physician.