Posts Tagged 'airlines'

Air Travel May Become Easier for PWD

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A new regulation proposed by the Department of Transportation would require airline websites, and automated airport kiosks to be accessible. Under the proposed air travel rule, airlines would then be required to make their websites accessible over a two-year period, and ensure ticket agents do the same. If passed, the requirement would apply to U.S. and foreign carriers with websites marketing air transportation to U.S. consumers for travel within, to or from the United States. Small ticket agents would be exempt, according to the Department.

Posted by Jenny Carlton Sep 29, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

Jetstar Bans Child with Disability From Boarding With Stroller

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A New Zealand family, flying with a child  requested to bring their stroller on the flight, but was denied. Theo, who is 2 years old has Down’s syndrome, and suffers from a rare condition, non-neurogenic neurogenic bladder, which can lead to renal failure. The family of 4 taking a short flight (on Jetstar), only had three carry-on bags for the trip, but were shocked when told Theo’s stroller could not be carried on as there was no room.

Posted by Jenny Carlton Jul 14, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments