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Maui family with autistic son ordered to get off airplane, claims discrimination

  • BRYAN BERKOWITZ / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                Howard, left, Jazmine, Joshua and Denise Greenberg at the Maui Autism Center in Kihei.

    BRYAN BERKOWITZ / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    Howard, left, Jazmine, Joshua and Denise Greenberg at the Maui Autism Center in Kihei.

  • BRYAN BERKOWITZ / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                Joshua Greenberg works on a puzzle at the Maui Autism Center in Kihei. The 16-year-old’s parents said they had notified China Eastern Airlines when they booked the flight that their son had autism and didn’t speak, and were told “no problem.”

    BRYAN BERKOWITZ / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    Joshua Greenberg works on a puzzle at the Maui Autism Center in Kihei. The 16-year-old’s parents said they had notified China Eastern Airlines when they booked the flight that their son had autism and didn’t speak, and were told “no problem.”

Howard Greenberg called the incident “clearly discriminatory of his autism” and is considering filing a lawsuit against the airline. Read more

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