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Savvy Senior: Air Travel Tips for Older Passengers

 

May 9, 2019



Dear Savvy Senior,

My son is getting his PhD next month and I would like to fly my parents in from across the country for his graduation, but I have some concerns about the flights. My dad is 82 and has trouble walking long distances and uses an oxygen tank for his COPD. What airport or airline services are available to help elderly passengers?

--Proud Mother

Dear Proud,

Flying across the country can be exhausting for anyone, but for seniors with health issues or physical limitations it can be extremely challenging. Here are a few fly...



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