- 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.
November 9 Roosevelt Island Operating Corp Real Estate Development Advisory Committee meeting. RIOC VP of Operations Shelton Haynes reports that additional signage and Tram staff will assist passengers with strollers and wheelchairs at the Manhattan Tram Station. RIOC Director Fay Christian asked for the Tram Staff to make sure visitors line up properly to get on the Tram
Find out about the assistance available to disabled passengers travelling by rail.
Sheremetyevo Airport offers passengers with reduced mobility individual help in terminals, including during boarding and disembarking from aircraft. At Sheremetyevo Airport, any passenger can get the information he/she needs by contacting the information desk or check-in counter, using the communication channel of an interactive touch—screen counter (installed in terminals) or by notifying the airport of an upcoming trip via feedback channels.
Secrets flight attendants don’t want you to know! These top facts about airplanes and flying that only flight attendants and insiders know 14. Unsanitary Incidents- A lot of passengers like to remove their shoes when they get to their seat and just relax for the rest of the flight. But the inside of airplanes isn't always as clean as it looks. Even though flight attendants clean after the plane has landed, not all messes are accounted for. Many unsanitary incidents occur during trips that passengers consider or rarely see like unexpected bathroom accidents and sickness. People also change their baby's diapers on the table trays and not every tabletop gets thoroughly wiped between each flight. Plus, the complimentary blankets you receive in the coach’s class are only fresh during the first...
Hawa is a Passenger Service Agent at Paris-Charles de Gaulle. Her job involves several different tasks, such as checking in passengers and their baggage, boarding flights and handling arrivals. Hawa's main role is to meet customers' needs in the best possible way.
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...
All European airports offer assistance to passengers with reduced mobility (PRM). This European Union measure represents great social progress for disabled people and, therefore, all the financial, material and human resources have been put in place to enable all Spanish Airports to provide a quality service that guarantees access to air travel for everyone and between all points within European territory, irrespective of their disability. Exclusively those passengers whose mobility when using transport is reduced due to any physical disability (sensory or locomotor, permanent or temporary), intellectual disability, age or any other cause of disability that requires special attention and the adaptation of the service made available to all passengers to his or her particular needs. Please...
This course covers all aspects of dealing with PRMs and other passengers with special needs. You can attend this online training on http://www.butterfly-training.ie/
Philly-to-MacArthur passengers revolt over treatment of blind man US Airlines Flight Attendant mistreats blind man Passengers stick together in his support | LONG ISLAND (WABC) -- Airline passengers in Philadelphia came together in a show of support for a legally blind man who they believe was mistreated by a flight attendant.The incident happened aboard a U.S. Airways Express flight to MacArthur Airport on Long Island Wednesday evening.The issue was over the Albert Rizzi's guide dog, which the airline says was out of control.With passengers refusing to fly if Rizzi couldn't get on the plane, the flight was canceled and the passengers bused to Long Island by the airline.The passengers say the flight attendant would not let the plane leave without the guide dog going under the plan...
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.
McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas For passengers who need assistance navigating through McCarran International Airport, courtesy wheelchair service is available at both terminals. This valuable amenity is helpful to customers and is why Passenger Service Agents and Mobility Assistance Representatives, are at your service. McCarran Website: https://www.mccarran.com McCarran Accessibility information: https://www.mccarran.com/Find/Accessibility.aspx
http://ec.europa.eu/transport/passenger-rights/en/30-disabled-persons-and-persons-with-reduced-mobility.html NEW - these rights now apply not only when travelling by plane, but also by bus, train, bus or ship! Are you a person with a disability or reduced mobility, are you interested in travelling or would you like to receive assistance adapted to your needs? European legislation gives you rights, on the ground and in the air, throughout the European Union. If you consider that these provisions have not been respected, you may bring the matter to the attention of the airport manager or the air carrier. If you are unsatisfied with their responses, you may lodge a complaint with the enforcement body in your country.
DublinTown operate a 10 person ambassador crew on behalf of the businesses of the city centre. We have four information kiosks, two situated on the north side of the city on O'Connell Street and North Earl Street and two situated on the south side of the city on Westmoreland Street and Grafton Street. These kiosks are manned by our DublinTown ambassadors who assist tourists and Dubliners alike by providing information on Dublin, including maps, bus timetables, directions and recommendations for accommodation, shopping, restaurants and activities in the city centre. Our Ambassadors are well briefed on both the geography of the city and tourist attractions. The Ambassador crew also board each of the almost 100 cruise liners that dock in Dublin Port to provide advice, maps and business recom...
The patented SideBull Ambulift from Bulmor was co-developed with Lufthansa Leos in 2002 and is one of the most used ambulift vehicles for the boarding of passengers with reduced mobility (PRM) at European airports. -70% faster docking procedure -Functional one-man operation -Embarking from ground level -Wind stability up to 100km/h -Robust and time proven sideloader technology Further information: www.bulmor-airground.com
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...
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