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Re: legal case Ryan air

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@sidar.org>
Date: Tue, 2 Dec 2003 22:43:33 +1100
Cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
To: "Paul Davis" <paul@ten-20.com>
Message-Id: <C2102304-24BC-11D8-A490-000A958826AA@sidar.org>
Interesting case. What is the relevance to Web Accessibility?



On Tuesday, Dec 2, 2003, at 21:50 Australia/Melbourne, Paul Davis wrote:

> It a appears another interesting case goes to court today
> where a wheel chair user is seeking compensation
> from London Stanstead Airport and Ryan Air for charging £18.00 for the 
> use of a wheelchair and lift to get onto the plane.
> I realise it is the Airlines that take the flak for this, but
> I believe it is the Airport authority that makes the charge??
> I think he has an open and shut case, but the outcome will be 
> interesting, and I believe the airline and airport are
> only contesting the case as this sets a precedent to supply a 
> reasonable service for all disabled travellers, world wide.
> Shame on them
Charles McCathieNevile                          Fundación Sidar
charles@sidar.org                                http://www.sidar.org
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