• Des Moines Family Denied Flight Home When Child With Autism Couldn't Wear Mask

    3 days ago - By Who TV

    DES MOINES, Iowa - A Des Moines family was denied a flight home by Southwest Airlines after their young son with autism was unable to wear a face mask.
    Exhausted from their trip to Florida, the Petek family was looking forward to finally getting home to Des Moines. Just as eager was 5-year-old Keaton, who lives with autism. While the family was traveling home, Keaton was unable to wear his mask due to severe sensory issues. The family encountered a problem with the airline as they were about to board their final flight in St. Louis.
    "We were denied access onto our last flight home because...
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