Air Travel and its Impact on Lymphedema Forward arrow iconAn arrowing pointing forward, usually indicating forward movement, or the ability the share something via social media. Close iconAn icon showing an uppercase letter "X", indicating that this will close the current element. Share Facebook iconAn icon representing the Facebook social media site. Twitter iconAn icon representing the Twitter social media site. LinkedIn iconAn icon representing the social media service LinkedIn. Printer iconAn icon showing a printer, indicating the ability to print the associated media. Print Video3:00Air travel increases risk of developing lymphedema. Jeannette Zucker, a physical therapist and lymphedema specialist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses tactics to reduce the risk of lymphedema while flying.