Regulatory Brief

 Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in Air Travel: Draft Technical Assistance Manual


Formal title: Docket Number [DOT-OST-2012-0098] Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in Air Travel: Draft Technical Assistance Manual


Summary:

The Department of Transportation is updating its technical assistance manual (TAM) for airlinesand passengers with disabilities concerning their rights and responsibilities under the Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) and its implementing regulation. This draft updated TAM is being published in the Federal Register to insure a full opportunity for public comment before the document is published in final form.
Comments must be received October 3, 2012. The Department will consider late-filed comments only to the extent practicable.

Background Documents:

Status:

AVMA responded on October 3, 2012 and awaits DOT-OST action to finalize the revised technical assistance manual.