- published: 01 Dec 2014
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On 3 December, the EU is marking "European Day for People with Disabilities." The European aircraft manufacturer Airbus is already doing its part to help passengers with reduced mobility fly more easily. Airbus' "Space Flex" concept has reshaped its single-aisle aircraft to provide far greater access to the toilets. In addition, this new rear-cabin configuration option already exists on the company’s larger aircraft.
At Gatwick we pride ourselves on the service we offer all our passengers. We know flying can be stressful, especially when you're in need of a little extra assistance at the airport. In this video, we meet the Gatwick team who help passengers with reduced mobility, including people who are blind, people who are deaf and those who experience mobility difficulties. More information: http://www.gatwickairport.com/at-the-airport/passenger-services/special-assistance/
Accessibility for all is a comprehensive suite of training videos designed to instruct transportation personnel on how to assist persons with disabilities.
Find out about the assistance available to disabled passengers travelling by rail.
Our employees at Oulu Airport received training on assistance services such as the right technique in helping wheelchair passengers board an aircraft. Passengers with reduced mobility can request assistance during their air travel. Finavia's staff and the assistance systems and services on all our airports across Finland are on place to make traveling smooth and safe for passengers with reduced mobility.
WATCH this wheelie girl in a wheelchair travel through airport security, gate and onto a plane; showing you what it's like and giving tips along the way for others. ARTICLE on accessible air travel here: http://www.wheelchairtraveling.com/traveling-with-medical-equipment-or-a-wheelchair-handicap-limited-mobility-or-senior-at-airports-airplanes-and-all-aboutflying-faa-tsa-air-carriers-act/ More tips on booking a plane flight here: http://www.wheelchairtraveling.com/index.php?page=travel-journals&desc=accessible-travel-tips-booking-a-hotel-plane-flight-and-car-rental- Tips on packing for solo wheelchair traveling: http://www.wheelchairtraveling.com/index.php?page=travel-journals&desc=luggage-tips-for-wheelchair-travel Tips for Air Travel with a Power Wheelchair: http://www.wheelchairtrav...
It's alleged that an American Airlines flight attendant assaulted a women with a small child on board Flight AA591. The service was scheduled to operate from SFO to DFW (Friday 21st April, 2017). http://www.flight.org/ http://www.facebook.com/flightorg http://www.twitter.com/flightorg
LISBON, PORTUGAL — A 24-year-old Brazilian man died on board an Aer Lingus flight after he reportedly bit another fellow passenger on Sunday afternoon. The man was on Aer Lingus Flight 485, which was heading to Dublin from Lisbon. The plane was forced to divert to Cork after he became agitated and then fell unconscious, the Irish Times reported. The man became agitated about an hour into the two-hour journey and had to be restrained. He bit a passenger who was assisting the crew to restrain him, according to the Irish Times. After the man was subdued, he then became unwell and collapsed. The captain of the flight declared an emergency landing and the plane landed at Cork airport at around 5:40 p.m., the Independent reported. The man was pronounced dead after the plane landed. The Irish...