Air Archives


November 13, 2023

I was parked luggage: Accessibility advocates speak out about demeaning air travel

Comments by Heather Walkus, CCD Chairperson, about transportation barriers. Read more.

January 31, 2013

CCD Comments on Regulatory Proposal to Amend the Air Transportation Regulations (SOR/88-58)

Within this document there are both proposals that we support and are pleased to see moving forward and there are proposals that raise significant concerns for us.  Read more.

March 4, 2010

Dealing with the t-word

December 4, 2008

CCD Wins Removal of Longstanding Barrier to Mobility and Travel

On November 20, 2008, CCD won the removal of another long-standing barrier to mobility and travel—air carriers' practice of charging additional fares to people with disabilities whose disabilities necessitated the use of an extra seat in-flight. Read more.

January 10, 2008

Reaction to Landmark Canadian Transportation Agency Decision: Disabled Canadians Jubilant to Have Transport Barrier Removed

The Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) released a landmark decision concerning the right of individuals with disabilities to travel by air without having to pay for a second seat, for an attendant or other use, to accommodate their disability. The Agency has recognized the right of these individuals to have access to a second seat without having to pay a second fare. Read more.