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Friday, November 13, 2020

New American Airlines Policy May Effectively Ban Motorized Wheelchairs On Regional Jets



American is working to change a policy that puts weight limits of 300 or 400 pounds for cargo on regional jets, less than the weight of many power wheelchairs.

American Airlines is reviewing a policy change this summer that may have banned travelers from bringing many motorized wheelchairs on its regional jets and cutting off more than 100 destinations to disabled travelers.

American Airlines frequent flyer and triple amputee John Morris, who took seven months off from air travel during the pandemic, said he was surprised to find the carrier wouldn’t let him bring his motorized wheelchair on a flight from Gainesville, Fla., to DFW International Airport in late October due to new weight limitations on cargo on regional jets.

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Please read about all the great news happening at Art Enables!

Hello!

The news is nerve-racking to read this afternoon — to say the least!

We’re not writing to negate this — as the nation remains glued to the electoral map, it’s the undeniable truth. But we do hope that these headlines, spotlighting our shared work, make you smile at this tense moment.

Take a quick read now, and thank you, truly, for making this recognition possible.

 Our very own resident artist Toni Lane, featured in the New York Times!

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