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The aviation regulator is being forced to change guidance that appears to discriminate against many disabled people who want to take their assistance dogs with them on commercial flights.
The equality watchdog has called for the courts to decide if airlines are discriminating against disabled people by refusing to allow them to make simple alterations to tickets bought for their personal assistants (PAs).
A very detailed discussion on the problems and possible solutions for air travel for wheelchair users and electric wheelchairs.
A trial scheme to help people with invisible / hidden disabilities to get help at the airport has been launched and seems worthwhile expanding including to Australia.
A special needs teacher came to the rescue of a child with down syndrome on a Jetstar flight.
A wheelchair user was subjected to an embarrassing, intrusive and excessive security scan.
Barriers faced by disabled people wanting to travel on aeroplanes are extensive and this summarises recent news and developments.