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Tuesday, August 02, 2011

Information for the disabled person at the airport

Amplified telephones and text telephones (TTs) for use by persons with hearing and speech impairments should be kept in each terminal.

Moving Through the Airport
To make the travel easier for an individual with a disability, major airports will be required to make the following services accessible :
Shuttle vehicles, owned or operated by airports, transporting people between parking lots and terminal buildings;

People movers and moving walkways within and between terminals and gates

Security Screening
An individual with a disability must undergo the same security screening as like the traveling public.

Security Screening
If an individual with a disability is able to pass through the security system without activating it, the person shall not be subject to special screening procedures.
Medical Certificates
A medical certificate is a written statement from the passenger’s physician saying that the passenger is capable of completing the flight safely without requiring extraordinary medical care.
Communicable Diseases
If a person has a transmittable infection or disease the carrier may
Refuse to provide transportation to the person;

Require the person to provide a medical certificate stating that the disease at its current stage would not be transmittable.
Passenger Information
Carriers must ensure that individuals with disabilities have timely access to the same information provided to other passengers, including information on:

¤ Ticketing;

¤ Scheduled departure times and gates;

¤ Change of gate assignments;

¤ Status of flight delays;

¤ Schedule changes;

¤ Flight check-in;

¤ Checking and claiming of luggage.

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