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Use of Passenger-Supplied Electronic Respiratory Assistive Devices On Aircraft

About this Document

This notice provides further guidance for foreign and U.S. carriers (carriers) and the traveling public regarding the obligation of carriers under the Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) and its implementing regulation, 14 CFR Part 382 (Part 382), to allow the use of four types of passenger-supplied electronic respiratory assistive devices (i.e., ventilators, respirators, continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines, and portable oxygen concentrators (POCs) on aircraft. 

Regulatory Topic: Aviation Consumer Protection
Effective Date: Monday, April 18, 2016
Issued Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2009