Air Canada charges extra fare to woman for her immobilized leg
- December 11, 2008
- David Baker
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In January of this year, Bakerlaw clients won a landmark ruling requiring airlines to provide an extra seat to disabled Canadians for a medical attendant or if required by their condition.
The decision takes effect on January 9th, 2009. In the meantime, unfortunately, Air Canada has required a Newfoundland woman to pay for an extra seat because her leg is in a cast and cannot be bent.
Click here to read the Western Star’s report.