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Disability Air Travel: Information for Seniors & Disabled Document List

  • Synopsis: This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Air Travel category.

Publication List:

NOTE: Though articles may have since been updated they are listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

  1. Training to Improve Access to Air Travel for People with Disabilities
    U.S. Department of Transportation releases new training materials for airlines and passengers with disabilities on areas receiving greatest number of air travel disability complaints - Published: 2017-01-12
  2. Agreement Reached on Providing Accessible Bathrooms on Single-aisle Aircraft
    Individuals with disabilities will finally have access to lavatories on more flights - Published: 2016-12-16
  3. Making Air Travel More Accessible for Passengers with Hidden Disabilities - CAA Guidelines
    New CAA guidance sets out how UK airports should support people with hidden disabilities, helping improve travel for those with conditions including dementia, autism, mental health problems, hearing loss and visual impairment - Published: 2016-12-12
  4. New Rule Requires US Airlines to Report Wheelchair and Scooter Transport and Damage
    U.S. Department of Transport final rule may relieve some air travel challenges for passengers with disabilities - Published: 2016-11-07
  5. Expanding Choices for Travelers with Disabilities - Detroit Metro Airport
    Detroit Metropolitan Airport will be offering more options to travelers with disabilities when they are picked up or dropped off at the airport - Published: 2016-03-07
  6. Miami International Airport Program for Special Needs Passengers
    MIAair program is designed to give individuals with autism related disorders and hearing loss confidence to enjoy air travel - Published: 2015-12-06
  7. Major Airline Travel Tips for Travelers with Disabilities
    Since each airline is different we have listed differing policies where travelers with disabilities are concerned - Published: 2015-02-12
  8. Passenger Rights and Unfair Refusals Still a Problem for Air Travelers with Disability
    Disabled and reduced mobility air travelers still face problems of refusals and unfair demands when attempting to travel - Published: 2012-06-19
  9. Closed Captioning Now Available for Live Television On Continental Airlines
    Closed captioning is now available for live television content onboard Continental Airlines aircraft for passengers with hearing disabilities - Published: 2011-11-30
  10. U.S. Air Carrier Access Act - 25th Anniversary
    DOT the Air Transport Association and the National Council on Disability NCD celebrate 25th anniversary of the Air Carrier Access Act that banned discrimination in air travel on the basis of disability - Published: 2011-11-14
  11. Airport Guide for Persons with Disability
    The Disabled Airport Guide is aimed at helping people with disability while traveling through airports - Published: 2011-07-12
  12. Tips for Flying Abroad for Travelers With Special Needs
    Overseas flight travel information for slow walkers and individuals with special needs - Published: 2010-09-20
  13. Cause and Treatment of Jet Lag
    Article looks at the causes of jet lag and provides treatment advice for getting over jet lag when traveling - Published: 2010-06-27
  14. Air Travel Accessibility Issues and Stories
    Air travel is not without its horror stories for disabled travelers - Published: 2008-12-29
  15. Travel Tips when Flying with Young Children
    Hints and tips to keep kids amused when flying with children including things to take on the plane - Published: 2008-12-24
  16. Accessible Air Travel Tips for Passengers with Disability
    Accessible air travel tips for passengers with disabilities, and their carers - Published: 2008-12-24
  17. Airlines - An End to Discrimination
    Discusses the discrimination by airlines against disabled passengers and the new legislation coming in against it - Published: 2008-12-06




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