Their daughter Artemis said the family got special permission to board the budget airline flight with her disabled sister, but as they were about to board the plane they were told they could not go on.
"We weren't allowed to board the flight,'' Artemis, 24, said.
"We had checked in and were told not to expect any help from the staff, but we said that was ok.
"We went through customs and were all ready to board the plane and then a man stopped us and said we couldn't go on.
"We told him that we had special permission from Tiger Airways in Singapore, and he said even if we did have the ok from the airline, the captain does whatever he likes.
"If we knew that we weren't allowed to travel we would have made other arrangements - now we've lost $15,000.''
Monday, December 11, 2006
An Aussie family was not allowed to board a Tiger Airways flight from Darwin to Singapore because their daughter is disabled. From The Daily Telegraph:
Posted by I.Z. Reloaded at 12:41 PM
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