ORLANDO (CBSMiami) – An Orlando area mother is speaking out after she was told she would not be able to bring her breast pump on a flight.READ MORE: COVID In Florida: 6,834 New Cases, 35 Deaths Reported On Sunday
Carolyn Bonaventura said she tried to board a US Airways flight at Orlando International Airport on Monday.READ MORE: Some Studies Suggest Wearing Mask For COVID May Be Playing Role In Alleviating Allergy Symptoms
When Bonaventura attempted to board with her carry-on containing her breast pump, an airline attendant told her she couldn’t bring it with her because there was no more room in the overhead bins.
“What would you have done had this been an oxygen tank or a cane? Those things you can clearly bring on the plane and he said those were actually considered medical devices but the pump is not,” said Bonaventura.MORE NEWS: Retail Sales Surge Almost Double What Analysts Predicted
US Airways did apologize and changed her zoning number and allowed her to board the next flight.