No. 90-1495.

936 F.2d 796 (1991)

Walt SHINAULT, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. AMERICAN AIRLINES, INC., Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

July 25, 1991.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Jeffrey P. Hubbard, Wells, Moore, Simmons, Stubblefield & Neeld, Jackson, Miss., for plaintiff-appellant.

Daniel F. Goldstein, Andrew D. Freeman, Brown, Goldstein & Levy, Baltimore, Md., for amicus curiae National Federation of the Blind.

Timothy Cook, National Disability Action Center, Douglas L. Parker, Institute for Public Representation, Washington, D.C., for amicus curiae Paralyzed Veterans of America, et al.

David A. Barfield, S. Craig Panter, Kirkland, Barfield & Panter, Jackson, Miss., for defendant-appellee.

Before CLARK, Chief Judge, WILLIAMS, and DAVIS, Circuit Judges.

W. EUGENE DAVIS, Circuit Judge:

Walt Shinault appeals the district court's decision granting summary judgment and rejecting his claim under the Air Carrier Access Act. We affirm in part, reverse in part, and remand.


Shinault is a thirty-year-old quadriplegic from Jackson, Mississippi. As the 1989 National Easter Seals Adult Representative, Shinault traveled frequently to promote disability awareness and to raise money for Easter Seals. On February...

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