Airports and airlines on notice after people with disability speak out about humiliating treatment

Akii was on a high, returning home via Adelaide from Australian Fashion Week in Sydney, where they participated as a model in the “Fix The System Not Me” adaptive clothing collective show.  But Akii said that when they were being transported in the airline’s wheelchair through Adelaide Airport, Jetstar staff seemed to lack experience when handling people who required mobility support.

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Topics:
Accessibility, Access, Inclusion, Transport

Author:
Evelyn Leckie

Source:
ABC News

Date published:
Mon 16th May, 2022