Passengers in wheelchairs pass a restaurant as they are helped to their gate at Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

A new study found personal wheelchairs can fit onto aircraft if the left two front seats are removed.

Former Spirit Airlines CEO Ben Baldaza said the cabin modification could cost $1 million per aircraft per year.

Over 10,000 wheelchairs and scooters were damaged by airlines in 2019, according to data from the DOT.

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According to the Americans with Disabilities Act, airlines are not required to make it possible for passengers to fly in their personal wheelchairs. However, a new study concluded there may be a plausible, yet expensive, solution.

A new study from the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine concluded

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