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Public Meeting on Air Travel by Persons Who Use Wheelchairs

The U.S. Department of Transportation (Department) hosted a virtual public meeting regarding air travel by persons who use wheelchairs on Thursday, March 24, 2022. During this meeting, there was an opportunity to listen and learn from persons who use wheelchairs on the difficulties that they encounter during air travel and for airlines to discuss both the challenges that they face in providing accessible air transportation and the actions that they are taking or plan to take to improve the air travel environment. The meeting will better enable the Department to move expeditiously on any necessary action to advance safe accommodations for air travelers with disabilities using wheelchairs.

The Word version of the Federal Register Notice can be found here. The PDF version of the Federal Register Notice can be found here.

The Word version of the Meeting Agenda can be found here. The PDF version of the Meeting Agenda can be found here.

Speaker biographies can be found here.

Docket

Meeting documents are available on www.regulations.gov. The meeting’s docket number is DOT-OST-2022-0014.

Written comments can be submitted directly to the docket up until April 25, 2022.

Recordings

Morning Session:

Afternoon Session:

Last updated: Monday, March 28, 2022