Not Ready for the New ACAA Regulations?

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Not Ready for the New ACAA Regulations?Website accessibility regulations are changing. Is your airline ready?

New ACAA Requirements Are Coming Fast

The Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) was enacted to protect airline passengers with disabilities against discrimination. On November 12, 2013, the ACAA was amended to require air carriers to make their websites and kiosks accessible. These requirements begin to take effect in December 2015.

Many airlines don't know how to determine if their websites are accessible, or how to figure out what they need to change. And many airlines will look for a one-time, out-of-the-box solution. Unfortunately, web accessibility doesn't work that way. Don't think of web accessibility as a single event but as a journey--one that you should begin with smart planning and purposeful execution. This is a journey your whole company will take, from IT to the executive level. And it's one that will continue even after you become ACAA compliant. Fortunately, you also have access to exceptional resources and experts who can guide you along the way.

You Can Be Web Accessible in Time

If your airline's website hasn't made the transition to web accessibility yet, don't worry. Deque has a plan to help you become compliant on time! The Deque Plan to ACAA Accessibility Compliance is your guide to planning the move to ACAA compliance. The eGuide lays out a path to follow and provides you with a wealth of resources to help you along your way.

In this free eGuide, you'll get:

  • Information about the ACAA compliance requirements and their deadlines.
  • An end-to-end plan of action for making your airline ACAA-compliant.
  • The most reliable resources and services to help you at each stage.

Need a plan for ACAA website accessibility? Click here to get started!


For over fifteen years, Deque has been helping major corporations, government agencies, and other organizations ensure that their websites and mobile apps are accessible to everyone. We have more than fifteen years of history of serving the federal government, including undertaking the biggest accessibility program that's occurred in the United States government or anywhere. Deque also works with .edu's and mission-focused nonprofits to ensure that their materials and systems are usable and barrier free for users with disabilities. The company invented the first accessibility plug-in software, the first web-based testing platform, and the first server-based accessibility solution. All of these have been created in the service of helping our customers become accessible, advance the goals of their organization, and remove barriers for all users on the web.

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