Accessible Air Travel: Addressing Challenges for Passengers with Disabilities

Subcommittee: Aviation Date: Thursday, November 17, 2022 Time: 10:00 AM Location: 2167 Rayburn House Office Building and Virtually


The hearing will focus on issues related to the air travel experience for passengers with disabilities, from check-in at an airport to the baggage claim at their destination.


  1. Panel I - Rep. James R Langevin
  2. Panel II - Heather Ansley
    Associate Executive Director of Government Relations
    Paralyzed Veterans of America
  3. Panel II - Brian Ryks
    Executive Director and CEO
    Metropolitan Airports Commission; on behalf of Airports Council International-North America
  4. Panel II - Matt Scott
    Three-Time Paralympic Medalist
    Team USA
  5. Panel II - Heather Krause
    Director, Physical Infrastructure
    Government Accountability Office
  6. Panel II - Graham Keithley
    Vice President and Associate General Counsel
    Airlines for America