Ask your Questions about
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

1-800-949-4232

Contact Us | En Español

Loading search

ADA Information for:

Go »

Find your ADA Center

Go »

National ADA Training

Share this Page
Print this Page

What's New in Research

Annual Report on Disability-Related Air Travel Complaints

February 16, 2017
Source: U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)

The Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA), 49 U.S.C. 41705, prohibits discriminatory treatment of persons with disabilities in air transportation. The Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR-21; Public Law 106-181) requires, among other things, that the Secretary of Transportation “regularly review all complaints received by air carriers alleging discrimination on the basis of disability” and “report annually to Congress on the results of such review.” These annual reports to Congress, which cover disability-related complaints that U.S. and foreign passenger air carriers operating to, from, and within the U.S. received during the calendar year, [are] as reported to the U.S. Department of Transportation (Department or DOT) by those carriers.

Read 2016 Report on Complaints Received By Airlines in 2015

Link: Go to website for News Source
https://www.transportation.gov/airconsumer/annual-report-disability-related-air-travel-complaints

Contact UsTerms of UseDisclaimerAccessibility
©2017, Syracuse University. All rights reserved.

[Partners Login]