A disabled Australian passenger was charged a US$400 “no show” fee despite being seated on a Qatar Airways flight. Photo: Shutterstock
A disabled Australian passenger was charged a US$400 “no show” fee despite being seated on a Qatar Airways flight. Photo: Shutterstock
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Australian passenger removed from Qatar Airways flight due to his disability, charged US$400 ‘no show’ fee

  • Craig Nolan was stranded at Melbourne airport after he told flight attendants he’d need assistance to the bathroom and back to his seat since he was travelling alone
  • ‘I only needed help to be pushed from my chair to the toilet, which is part of their job description,’ he said

A disabled Australian passenger was charged a US$400 “no show” fee despite being seated on a Qatar Airways flight. Photo: Shutterstock
A disabled Australian passenger was charged a US$400 “no show” fee despite being seated on a Qatar Airways flight. Photo: Shutterstock
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