Air Travel

Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in Air Travel
DOT regulations implementing the Air Carrier Access Act, which prohibits discrimination in airline service based on disability.

Passengers with Disabilities
This document provides a summary of the Air Carrier Access Act, 14 CFR Part 382, that defines obligations of airlines under this law.

Recent Aviation Consumer Protection Division Policies

Complaints Alleging Discriminatory Treatment Against Disabled Travelers Under The Air Carrier Access Act and 14 CFR Part 382

FAA's Passengers with Disabilities Home Page
Federal Aviation Administration provides information on topics such as: what to expect at the passenger security checkpoint, planning your trip, at the Airport, getting on and off the plane, on the plane, and compliance procedures.

Facility Accessibility Guidelines
The guidelines establish the minimum requirements for accessibility in buildings and facilities subject to Title II and Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Security Screening at Airports
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) describes checkpoint security screening procedures for persons with disabilities and medical conditions.

ADA Home Page
This page provides information and technical assistance on the ADA, available through the U.S. Department of Justice, including Revised ADA Regulations implementing title II & III.