Association for Airline Passenger Rights Issues Call for Nominations for
its Inaugural "Don Brandon Air Travel Accessibility Leadership Award"
New Award Honors Legacy of the AAPR Founding Board Member and Lifelong
Disability Rights Advocate, Don Juan Diego Tenorio Brandon
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 24, 2014) - The Association for Airline Passenger
Rights, (AAPR) today opened nominations for its inaugural "Don Brandon
Air Travel Accessibility Leadership Award," which honors the legacy of
its late board member. As a founding board member of the organization, Don
Juan Diego Tenorio Brandon worked tirelessly to improve air travel accessibility
for passengers with access and/or functional needs. The award will recognize
an individual, academia, community, government, nonprofit, military, corporate,
or business leader who is working to improve accessibility guidelines, practices
and standards in all aspects of the aviation and travel industry.
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1st Annual Air Travel Accessibility Conference - (Final Report)
The Association for Airline Passenger Rights (AAPR) convened its 1st Annual
Air Travel Accessibility Conference in Washington, DC on December 10, 2013.
The conference was designed to identify and discuss ways to improve accessible
air travel for passengers with access and functional needs. AAPR defines
access and functional needs passengers as Wounded Warriors, passengers with
disabilities, passengers of size and senior citizens needing assistance.
This Final Report solely represents the views and opinions of the Association
for Airline Passenger Rights, and does not necessarily reflect the views
and opinions of the conference sponsors or attendees.
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Association for Airline Passenger Rights Releases Pet Resource;
Passenger Guide to Pet Safe Travel highlights important travel
tips for passengers flying with their furry companions
The Association for Airline Passenger Rights (AAPR), in partnership with
is pleased to share with you its Passenger Guide to Pet Safe Flying.
AAPR members, and nonmembers alike, often inquire about the best way to travel
with their pets when flying, and unfortunately sometimes they express their
frustrations after an unpleasant experience.
This guide is designed to provide travelers with information, helpful tips
and resources designed to make pet safe flying more common. There is a lot
to take into consideration when flying with pets, including varying airline
policies, security check-points, pet friendly areas at airports and legal
requirements, just to name a few.
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