Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Tag: Air Carrier Access Act

A New Rule Means Some People With Wheelchairs Can’t Fly On American Airlines

John Morris calls himself an "aviation geek." He's a frequent flyer who, in his power wheelchair, has traveled to 46 countries. His goal is to visit every country. "I love air travel," he says. From...

Airlines damage 7,747 wheelchairs since January 2019

‘These medical devices are essentially a part of a disabled person’s body,’ says US senator Airlines in America have damaged thousands of passengers’ wheelchairs so far this year, according to new figures. Between January and September...

Funding the Future of Accessible Air Travel | Michele Erwin | TEDxPlano

https://youtu.be/TENpIfpUxKA Founder and President of All Wheels Up, Michele Erwin’s interest in accessible air travel began when she realized traveling with her son who has a severe physical disability and uses a wheelchair was not...

All Wheels Up

The purpose of All Wheels Up, Inc. is to advocate for equality in air travel for those in a wheelchair for mobility and safe seating. Our Goal is for all those in power chairs, as...

Paralyzed Veterans of America Applauds Passage of Bill Making Air Travel More Accessible

Passage comes following the 32nd anniversary of the original landmark Air Carrier Access Act designed to protect passengers with disabilities WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --Paralyzed Veterans of America is hailing the passage of the Federal...

Paralyzed Veterans of America Releases Statement Calling for Air Carrier Access Act Improvements

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - June 22, 2016) - Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) today released a statement highlighting the need for improvements to the Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA). The ACAA, which prohibits disability-based...

AirAccess30.org

The Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) was passed by Congress and signed into law on October 2, 1986. This law guarantees that people with disabilities receive consistent and nondiscriminatory treatment during air travel and...

Paralyzed Veterans of America Launches New Website Documenting Air Travel Experiences of People with...

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In honor of the 30th anniversary of the Air Carrier Access Act, Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) has launched a new website where individuals with disabilities can share their air travel experiences,...