TAKE ACTION FOR ACCESSIBLE AIR TRAVEL
Safe and accessible air travel is a basic civil right that should matter to everyone. Send an email to your local member of Congress and Senators, and urge them to include meaningful disability reforms into the FAA reauthorization by joining PVA's PVActionForce.
Check out PVA's #JustPlaneWrong campaign, which engages social media influencers to get the word out about the challenges that passengers with disabilities face inflight.
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS ISSUE
Learn about the challenges that air travel passengers face by reading the results of our survey regarding the air travel experiences of passengers with disabilities. Charles Brown, PVA's National President, was recently featured in a New York Times article documenting his air travel experience as a paralyzed Veteran.
As of July 26, 2023, the Department of Transportation is now requiring all new single-aisle aircraft to make lavatories large enough to permit a passenger with a disability and attendant.
AIRLINE PASSENGERS WITH DISABILITIES BILL OF RIGHTS
As a passenger with a disability, you are legally entitled to a set of rights when you fly, as determined by the Department of Transportation (DOT). Learn more about your full set of rights below.