Do not manually lift disabled person without consent, remove prosthetic limbs/calipers during security checks: Supreme Court to DGCA

The Court asked the DGCA to take into account these aspects before finalising the amended Civil Aviation Requirements guidelines which would apply to airlines with respect to treatment of passengers with disability.

The Supreme Court has asked the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to ensure that disabled persons are not lifted manually without their consent or asked to remove prosthetic limbs/calipers during security checks during air travel (Jeeja Ghosh & Anr v Union of India & ors)

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