- 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.
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Most of us take flying for granted, but for passengers with reduced mobility, taking a plane can be quite a challenge. Nowadays, getting on and off an aircraft is a lot easier than in the past, but using the toilets is often a problem for wheelchair-bound passengers. On wide body aircraft the lavatories have already been adapted to their needs but what is unprecedented is this new cabin design in the single aisle aircraft, like the Airbus A320 Family. The new "space flex" design means the tw… READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2014/12/02/new-airbus-design-offers-toilet-facilities-for-passengers-with-reduced-mobility euronews knowledge brings you a fresh mix of the world's most interesting know-hows, directly from space and sci-tech experts. Subscribe for your dose of space and sci-...