Virgin 'Bungles' another disabled passenger

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  1. pauly7

    pauly7 Established Member

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    They need to sort out their handling of people with disabilities... This one was a bad one to stuff up - a former Tasmanian of the year.

    Does anyone know how the Human Rights Complaint against Virgin went (Was lodged June this year I think...)


    [FONT=Verdana,Geneva,Helvetica,sans-serif]Economy, Business & Finance[/FONT] [FONT=Arial,Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif]
    [/FONT][FONT=Arial,Helvetica,Geneva,sans-serif]Airline's `bungle' upsets Emma
    [/FONT]By DANIELLE BLEWETT , Wednesday, 27 December 2006


    HIGH-profile disabled Tasmanian Emma Butler claims an airline Christmas booking bungle saw her slapped with an unforeseen $430 air fare for her carer.

    Virgin Blue Airlines is investigating why the former Young Tasmanian of the Year was not told she needed a carer until she was booking in for the flight from Launceston to Melbourne on Saturday afternoon.

    examiner.com.au : Airline's `bungle' upsets Emma
     

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