More than 40 million Americans are disabled. According to the Air Carrier Access Act and the Department of Transportation (DOT) regulation that enforces it laid out guidelines to ensure that those with disabilities are given the same opportunities like everyone else to have a relaxing flight. Here are a few principal aspects in the rules.
* A person cannot be denied transportation due to due to disability. Nor can they be required to hire an attendant or present an official medical certificate, unless under certain conditions specified in the rules.
* Airlines are required to provide passengers with enplaning, deplaning and connection assistance, which includes both staff and equipment. (Some smaller commuter aircraft might not be accessible for passengers with mobility impairments severe. If you are planning to fly to cities that are small travelers with disabilities, they should be sure to check the type of the aircraft and accessibility.)
* Terminals at airports …