Editors Note: I have had lots of problems with flying with my various guide dogs, particularly on low cost carriers who absolutely hate having to provide an extra seat. I have travelled on both Cathay Pacific and Dragon Air (their wholly owned Asian subsidiary) and had excellent service and assistance but I only had my white cane and was flying in business.

 

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Cathay Pacific had approved the seat months before but turned it away at Pearson, says mother of boy with cerebral palsy, who can’t sit up without it.

Alastair Sharp, daughter Tallula, 3, son Sebastian, 7, and wife Kara found themselves turned away from a flight to Australia at Pearson Airport last week because the airline refused to let them use Sebastian’s special seat designed to help him sit upright…

 

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