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Airlines can't deny boarding to differently-abled passengers

Firstpost | 03/06/2022 11:05 PM | Click to read full article

The draft rules issued by the DGCA on Friday stated: "Airline shall not refuse carriage of any person on the basis of disability."

However, in case, an airline perceives that the health of such a passenger may deteriorate in-flight, the said passenger will have to be examined by a doctor who shall categorically state the medical condition and whether the passenger is fit to fly or not.