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Authors’ response to: How should we best determine the need for in-flight oxygen in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension
  1. Dinesh Shrikrishna1,2,
  2. Luke Howard3,
  3. Robina K Coker1,4,
  4. on behalf of the Air Travel Working Party of the British Thoracic Society Standards of Care Committee
  1. 1National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, London, UK
  2. 2Department of Respiratory Medicine, Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, UK
  3. 3National Pulmonary Hypertension Unit, Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK
  4. 4National Heart and Lung Institute, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Robina K Coker, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London W12 0HS, UK; robina.coker{at}

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We thank Burns et al1 for their comments on the updated British Thoracic Society recommendations for managing passengers with respiratory disease planning air travel.2 In particular, a central aim of the recommendations was to promote research in this field, and we therefore commend their recent …

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