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US DOT Proposes Major Wheelchair Changes

Eastleigh, United...
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US DOT Proposes Major Wheelchair Changes

In case you missed this FlyerTalk report on proposed changes to the rules for airline handling of wheelchairs https://www.flyertalk.com/articles/transportation-department-proposes-major-wheelchair-changes.html

I would urge everyone who travels with wheelchairs (or assist those who do) to read the full DOT proposals and add their comments to the DOT website

https://www.transportation.gov/airconsumer/flying-with-dignity-NPRM-MSWord

https://www.regulations.gov/document/DOT-OST-2022-0144-0005/comment

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1. Re: US DOT Proposes Major Wheelchair Changes

Thanks for posting, MM!

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2. Re: US DOT Proposes Major Wheelchair Changes

https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/airline-news/2024/03/28/united-airlines-wheelchair-flight-filters/73122630007/

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