Virgin Blue accused of discriminating against disabled passengers

Australian airline Virgin Blue faced action in the Federal Court in Sydney over its policy on disabled passengers.Two wheelchair users were told they would have to pay for carers to travel with them, even though both live independently. The Public Interest Advocacy Centre says it has been contacted by at least 100 other people across the country with similar concerns. The centre’s CEO Robin Banks says Virgin Blue is creating unlawful, discriminatory hurdles for people with disabilities.The case is due to resume in September.Source: Read the full article here.

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