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Transportation Law - Air transportation - Regulation - Federal - Complaints about air carriers - Passengers - Persons with disabilities - Canadian Transportation Agency

Thursday, October 06, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by Lukacs from a decision by the Canadian Transportation Agency (Agency) dismissing his complaint against Delta Air Lines (Delta) for discriminatory practices. The appellant filed a complaint with the Agency alleging Delta’s practices related to the transportation of obese persons were discriminatory and contrary to law and jurisprudence regarding accommodation of disabilities. The appellant relied on an email from a Delta customer care agent that responded to a concern voiced by Omer, a passenger who felt cramped by a fellow passenger who required additional space....