Re: Facemsk Bait and Switch Deceptive Practice, Minor Traveling with mental disabilities pre-boarding concerns.

Wheelchairs are available for passengers who need them to get around the airport, and each Porter aircraft is equipped with an on-board wheelchair. Oxygen in cylinders for therapeutic or medical purposes may also be available free of charge. ta.queueForLoad : function(f, g){document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', f);})(function(){ta.trackEventOnPage('postLinkInline', 'impression', 'postLinks-44255913', '');}, 'log_autolink_impression');airlines, but every time I tried getting the seat assignment, all that was left were middle seats. If a Customer with a disability simply needs a little extra time to board, we will permit the Customer to board before Family Boarding, between the “A” and “B” groups. I do appreciate those of you who had courteous replies, I don't think I was being over-sensitive considering some of the personal attacks I received initially. It instructs airlines: “As a carrier, you must offer preboarding to passengers with a disability who self-identify at the gate as needing time or assistance to board, stow accessibility equipment, or be seated.” Finally, here are United’s disability policies.

You can check your wheelchair or other assistive devices at the ticket counter or at the gate, and there is room for one collapsible wheelchair on board. Passengers who need special assistance should give the airline 48 hours notice and check in one hour before the check-in time for the general public. Yes.



Pre-boarding can be a pretty divisive issue, up there with Kids in First Class, Emotional Support Animal Rules, reclining your seat (in Economy), and similar.

As soon as the plane disembarks, they'll usher the preboards on.
Some of their special needs services include: If you’ll be traveling with an assistive device of any kind, let Air Canada know 48 hours in advance so they can ensure it meets the requirements for your specific aircraft.

Qantas provides a range of services for guests needing special assistance. As a carrier, you must offer preboarding to passengers with a disability who self-identify at the gate as needing additional time or assistance to board, stow accessibility equipment, or be seated. Contact the airline (1-800-JETBLUE) to add any special service you might need to an existing reservation. For travelers who need assistance getting onto the aircraft, Alaska Airlines offers lifts or ramps for anyone who is unable to ascend or descend stairs, and on-board wheelchairs that can be used to help passengers in reaching and transferring to their seats when boarding and deplaning. For the most part wheelchairs are carried in the cargo compartment of the aircraft, but there are a few aircraft, operating on select flights, which are equipped with a shelf that can stow one medically-required, standard-folding wheelchair. >>Lots of people are going to assume you are "faking it", just like they assume people who look perfectly healthy, yet they have handicapped placards in their (ta && ta.queueForLoad ?
I think the OP's screen name says it all "nada" (=none in Spanish ) "clue" - geddit?????? The 737-800 has an on-board wheelchair, but no wheelchair accessible toilet. Get up and move around at least once every hour. The only way I can now travel is if I have plenty of legroom so I can stretch & move my legs during the flight. And Fink, I am from Illinois but far from Chicago. Maybe I can get pre-boarding, too. Some guests may be required to complete Medical Information for Fitness to Travel or Special Assistance forms. Alaska Airlines transports all types of personal wheelchairs and mobility devices, but it’s also important to note that travelers transporting electric/battery-powered wheelchairs, carts or scooters need to be checked in and available to board at least 45 minutes before the posted departure for all flights, and travelers transporting any other type of non-electric/battery-powered wheelchair, cart or scooter should be checked in and available to board at least 30 minutes before the posted departure for all flights.