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In 2019, an Israeli tourist booked a flight from Chiang Mai to Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport. He sent information about his wheelchair battery 48 hours prior to the flight, however, upon arrival at Chiang Mai airport, he was informed that the airline did not allow passengers with electric wheelchairs to fly. Now the National Human Rights …

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No, ... " Now the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken up the case of the man denied boarding because of his disability." ... not because of his disability. Because of his electric wheelchair! He could have flown with a airline wheelchair or assumingly every other non battery wheelchair!

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