New American Airlines Rule Prevents Some Individuals With Wheelchairs from Flying

American Airlines has instated new weight limits on wheelchairs on many of its flights. Some planes allow 300 lbs wheelchairs, while others allow 400 lbs wheelchairs. John Morris, who uses a 450 lbs power wheelchair, has been unable to fly some of his normal routes due to the new rule.

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UPDATE: Policy has already been reversed.