9th Circuit Upholds Dismissal Of Suit Over Inaccessibility Of Airport Kiosks
(January 21, 2016, 11:54 AM EST) -- SAN FRANCISCO — Class claims alleging that an airline’s automatic kiosks violate California’s anti-discrimination laws because they inaccessible to blind travelers are preempted by the Air Carrier Access Act of 1986 (ACAA), the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Jan. 19 (National Federation of the Blind, et al. v. United Airlines Inc., No. 11-16240, 9th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 811).
(Opinion available. Document #43-160122-009Z.)
The National Federation of the Blind and three blind individuals — Michael May, Michael Hingson and Christina Thomas — filed...