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Air Carrier Access Act: “A New Rule Means Some People with Wheelchairs Can't Fly on American Airlines”

A new policy from American Airlines, the largest airline in the United States, has placed a limit on the weight of a wheelchair. Now, many power wheelchairs are deemed too heavy to fly on smaller regional jets.

Research Study from Open Doors Organization: “Economic Impact of Disability Travel”

The Open Doors Organization (ODO) released key findings from its 2020 Market Study on Adult Travelers with Disabilities. The nationwide survey was conducted by The Harris Poll as a follow-up to ODO’s previous studies of 2002, 2005, and 2015. The new data show that the disability travel market has a greater economic impact on the travel industry than ever before.