TITLE

Air Travel Q&A

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
PN;Jan2005, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a question related to the equipment which a person with a mobility impairment can bring on board an aircraft. It is suggested that passengers may bring canes, wheelchairs, respirators, and ventilators that conform with U.S. Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration regulations, as well as other assistive devices. The only equipment that may not be brought on board is an oxygen supply passengers may use the aircraft's supply, and a reasonable charge may be assessed.
ACCESSION #
15723654

 

Related Articles

  • Rules and Regulations: DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.  // Federal Register;11/14/2013, Vol. 78 Issue 220, p68345 

    The article offers information on the final rule drafted by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DoT) on Boeing airplanes. FAA adopted a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Model 747-100, 747-100B, 747-100B SUD, 747-200B, 747-200C,...

  • DOT Announces Flight Delay Measures.  // Regional Aviation News;5/26/2008, Vol. 26 Issue 21, p3 

    The article reprots on the re-opening of the Holiday Express lanes in the U.S. created by the Department of Transportation to lessen flight delays. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) also has the New Playbook Rules which include pre-coordinated route that airlines can use in cases of...

  • 173 initiatives to improve safety of airline travel. Lorenzi, Neal // Professional Safety;Apr95, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p13 

    Reports on the safety initiatives introduced by the Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration to improve air safety. Improved data collection and sharing; Advanced training for flight crews and maintenance workers; Expanded use of satellite navigation systems.

  • Rules and Regulations: DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.  // Federal Register (National Archives & Records Service, Office of;12/6/2012, Vol. 77 Issue 235, p72709 

    The article presents a final rule from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration of the Department of Transportation regarding the prohibition against particular flights within the territory and airspace of Iraq. The U.S. civil flight operations to and from Erbil and Sulaymaniyah International...

  • Stakeholders Discuss Severe Weather Alerting.  // Air Safety Week;12/5/2011, Vol. 25 Issue 48, p3 

    The article presents information on a forum, organized by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to discuss ways to improve information sharing during severe weather to improve flight diversion decision-making. The event, held on November 29, 2011, was attended by the Department of...

  • In-flight battery fires stir safety questions.  // AirGuide Online.com;Aug2014, p71 

    The article reports on the safety concerns that have emerged surrounding the lithium batteries that power the electronic devices passengers take on-board airplanes. Topics covered include the in-flight incidences connected with the batteries reported by carriers, an example of a significant...

  • Special Conditions: Embraer S.A., Model EMB-550 Airplanes; Flight Envelope Protection: High Speed Limiting. Bahrami, Ali // Federal Register (National Archives & Records Service, Office of;2/19/2013, Vol. 78 Issue 33, p11562 

    The article presents the final special conditions issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and published in the Federal Register on February 19, 2013 for the Embraer S.A. Model EMB-550 airplane. The special conditions are limited to the novel...

  • DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.  // Federal Register (National Archives & Records Service, Office of;2/11/2013, Vol. 78 Issue 28, p9581 

    The article discusses the final rule on the airworthiness defectiveness (AD) for a specific airbus and airplanes by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Transportation (DOT). It mentions that new AD requires inspection to determine the serial number of a certain rudder to...

  • Rules and Regulations: DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.  // Federal Register (National Archives & Records Service, Office of;6/4/2013, Vol. 78 Issue 107, p33193 

    The article presents a final rule relating to the airworthiness directive (AD) issued by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the Department of Transportation (DOT). According to the FAA, it will adopt a new AD for certain series of airplanes from Boeing Co. It announces that the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics