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Air Travel Disability Complaints Up 148% in 2012 European Commission Data Shows

14 April, 2014 | Hits:516

Air Travel Disability Complaints Up 148% in 2012 E…

Data released by the European Commission on Monday shows that air travel disability complaints were up 148% in 2012, further raising in 2013.

Gatwick Christmas Disruptions Report Highlights Need For Contingency Plans

11 April, 2014 | Hits:253

Gatwick Christmas Disruptions Report Highlights Ne…

The House of Commons transport committee published a report on the events which saw thousands stranded at Gatwick airport on Christmas Eve 2013.

United Blames Weather For Increase In Disability Complaints

08 April, 2014 | Hits:286

United Blames Weather For Increase In Disability C…

Early January severe weather events caused a shocking increase in disability related complaints, United Airlines said.  

Heathrow Fire Anniversary Wake Up Call For Safety Assistants

05 April, 2014 | Hits:454

Heathrow Fire Anniversary Wake Up Call For Safety …

On April 8 1968, one of BOAC Flight 712 engines caught fire shortly after take off from London Heathrow airport; after managing an emergency landing, ...

British Airways Apologise To Disabled Woman Left Stranded At Heathrow

01 April, 2014 | Hits:786

British Airways Apologise To Disabled Woman Left S…

British Airways apologise to a disabled woman who was left stranded for over two hours at Heathrow while airline staff struggled to fix her wheelchair...

American Airlines Agent Tags Hearing Loss Sufferer Deaf And Dumb

30 March, 2014 | Hits:889

American Airlines Agent Tags Hearing Loss Sufferer…

An American Airlines agent took it upon himself to label a passenger suffering from hearing loss “deaf and dumb”.

PTE2014: Is Dementia The Next Challenge For The Air Travel Industry?

25 March, 2014 | Hits:901

PTE2014: Is Dementia The Next Challenge For The Ai…

In the opening day of the Passenger Terminal EXPO 2014 in Barcelona Reduced Mobility Rights reminds airports of the challenges dementia will pose to t...

United Airlines Disability Complaints Treble In January 2014

23 March, 2014 | Hits:1224

United Airlines Disability Complaints Treble In Ja…

Disability related complaints filed against United Airlines in January 2014 trebled compared to the same period of 2013, the latest DOT consumer repor...

No Guide Dogs Allowed On Meridiana Flights to the UK, Blind Passenger Told

21 March, 2014 | Hits:1110

No Guide Dogs Allowed On Meridiana Flights to the …

Meridiana airline take discrimination against blind people to a whole new level by refusing to carry guide dogs from Italy to the UK.

Satellite Imagery Of Alleged MH370 Debris Inconclusive

20 March, 2014 | Hits:332

Satellite Imagery Of Alleged MH370 Debris Inconclu…

The search for Malaysia Airlines flight 370 continues following the release of inconclusive satellite imagery by the Australian government.

Easyjet To Introduce Aisle Chairs From September 2014

18 March, 2014 | Hits:3038

Easyjet To Introduce Aisle Chairs From September 2…

Low cost carrier easyjet will make on-board aisle chairs available on all its aircraft from September 2014, the airline CEO said on Monday.

India DGCA Introduces Discriminatory Rule In New Car For Passengers With Disabilities

13 March, 2014 | Hits:642

India DGCA Introduces Discriminatory Rule In New C…

The airline lobby in India gains shorter turnaround times as DGCA introduces a discriminatory cap on the number of wheelchair passengers per flight.

Ryanair Disabled Customers Satisfaction Survey Takes Flight

06 March, 2014 | Hits:1058

Ryanair Disabled Customers Satisfaction Survey Tak…

A survey among Ryanair disabled passengers indicates the airline is delivering on its promise to improve special assistance services.

EHRC Loses Legal Battle on Injury to Feelings

06 March, 2014 | Hits:467

EHRC Loses Legal Battle on Injury to Feelings

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has lost the legal battle on a case involving a disabled passenger claim for injury to feelings.

Spicejet Profiting From Illegal Wheelchair Charges

03 March, 2014 | Hits:1390

Spicejet Profiting From Illegal Wheelchair Charges

India’s budget airline Spicejet has taken discrimination to a whole new level profiting from illegally charging for wheelchair assistance, a passenger...

Jet2 Show Authorities Middle Finger, Continue Discriminating Against the Disabled

27 February, 2014 | Hits:1201

Jet2 Show Authorities Middle Finger, Continue Disc…

Nothing seems to stop Jet2.com from discriminating against the most vulnerable; not the UK CAA review, not the Scottish Parliament debate on their dis...

EASA NPA 2014-01 Consultation On Changes To Carriage Of Disabled Passengers

23 February, 2014 | Hits:752

EASA NPA 2014-01 Consultation On Changes To Carria…

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is submitting its Notice of Proposed Amendment on safe carriage of Special Categories of Passengers to publ...

ABTA Travel Agents Neglect Disabled People Rights?

11 February, 2014 | Hits:721

ABTA Travel Agents Neglect Disabled People Rights?

Eight months after our first review on information UK travel agents provide disabled passengers little has changed, especially among ABTA members.

Scotland To Discuss Disability Discrimination With Airline Industry

07 February, 2014 | Hits:1350

Scotland To Discuss Disability Discrimination With…

Shona Robison MSP, Scotland's Minister for Commonwealth Games and Sport, is approaching the airline industry to discuss discrimination against disable...

European Parliament Improves Revision Of Passenger Rights Rules

06 February, 2014 | Hits:982

European Parliament Improves Revision Of Passenger…

Wednesday’s plenary session of the European Parliament adopted its first reading position of the revision of Passenger Rights proposed by the European...

 Bristol Airport Apologise To Disabled Man Dropped While Boarding Flight

03 February, 2014 | Hits:2405

Bristol Airport Apologise To Disabled Man Dropped…

Management at Bristol airport apologised to Anthony Jones after assistance staff dropped the disabled man while boarding a flight last October.

Munich Airport Sets New Accessibility Benchmark

29 January, 2014 | Hits:2462

Munich Airport Sets New Accessibility Benchmark

Munich International is the first German airport to offer a changing place for adults with severe mobility limitations.

Airport Wheelchair Agents Pay Squeeze Lowering Service Quality

27 January, 2014 | Hits:1004

Airport Wheelchair Agents Pay Squeeze Lowering Ser…

Air Serv move to keep pay of airport wheelchair agents working at New York airports below minimum wage magnifies one of the problems affecting service...

Scottish Government Takes The Lead Promoting Equality In Air Travel

24 January, 2014 | Hits:1488

Scottish Government Takes The Lead Promoting Equal…

On 23 January, following a debate on a motion lodged by Neil Findlay MSP, the Scottish government has taken the lead in promoting access to air travel...

Obese Passengers Should Not Be Seated Together EASA Study Suggests

21 January, 2014 | Hits:914

Obese Passengers Should Not Be Seated Together EAS…

Lose weight or be seated apart, The European Aviation Safety Agency study on ways to improve air travel for special category passengers suggests.

Debate Over On-board Wheelchairs Gaining Momentum

17 January, 2014 | Hits:1242

Debate Over On-board Wheelchairs Gaining Momentum

James Fremantle, speaking on behalf of the UK Civil Aviation Authority, joined the debate over provision of on-board wheelchairs on UK airlines.

UK CAA Taking Closer Look At Travel Agents Services For Disabled People

15 January, 2014 | Hits:1601

UK CAA Taking Closer Look At Travel Agents Service…

The UK Civil Aviation Authority said they are determined to ensure legislation designed to protect the rights of disabled passengers is fully complied...

United Airlines Crew Injures Disabled Man

14 January, 2014 | Hits:1664

United Airlines Crew Injures Disabled Man

A disabled man was badly injured by United Airlines cabin crew while being moved from his seat into an aisle chair, the man’s wife alleges.

Air Canada Leaves Disabled Woman Stranded

08 January, 2014 | Hits:2047

Air Canada Leaves Disabled Woman Stranded

A disability advocate called Air Canada’s behaviour “criminal at worst” after the airline left a disabled woman stranded at Montreal airport.

Airlines Should Have On Board Wheelchairs EU Commission Says

06 January, 2014 | Hits:1507

Airlines Should Have On Board Wheelchairs EU Commi…

The European Transport Commissioner reminds airlines that the use of on board wheelchairs is a recommended practice. 

IndiGo Airlines Improving Disabled Passenger Policy

02 January, 2014 | Hits:1184

IndiGo Airlines Improving Disabled Passenger Polic…

India's biggest low-cost airline by market share, IndiGo said they are updating their disabled passenger policy.

EU Commission Passenger Rights Unit Take On Air Travel Facilitation

19 December, 2013 | Hits:963

EU Commission Passenger Rights Unit Take On Air Tr…

On 16 December Reduced Mobility Rights management met with the EU Commission Transport Cabinet and Passenger Rights Unit.

EU TRAN Committee Closes Air Passengers Rights Loopholes

18 December, 2013 | Hits:684

EU TRAN Committee Closes Air Passengers Rights Loo…

The EU Parliament Transport Committee voted on Tuesday on amendments on the EU Commission’s proposal on revised air passenger rights.

IndiGo Airline Apologise Profusely To Disabled Woman

14 December, 2013 | Hits:1236

IndiGo Airline Apologise Profusely To Disabled Wom…

India’s budget airline IndiGo apologise profusely after discriminating against a disabled woman at Kochi airport.

UK CAA Issue Passenger Rights Advice For Christmas Travel

11 December, 2013 | Hits:1034

UK CAA Issue Passenger Rights Advice For Christmas…

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today advised disabled and elderly passengers to let their airport and airline know of the assistance they n...

Air Travel Tips Flying With Dementia Checklist

05 December, 2013 | Hits:1335

Air Travel Tips Flying With Dementia Checklist

The impact of Dementia and Alzheimer’s on air travel is a ticking time bomb medical research and travel industry are yet to address.

Is Sochi Airport Ready For The Winter Paralympic Games?

03 December, 2013 | Hits:808

Is Sochi Airport Ready For The Winter Paralympic G…

The 2014 Winter Paralympic Games will be held in in the Russian city of Sochi, and its airport has undergone renovations to meet the needs of the athl...

JetBlue Initiative For Children With Autism Takes Flight

22 November, 2013 | Hits:2063

JetBlue Initiative For Children With Autism Takes …

Low cost airline JetBlue set a new benchmark in access to air travel with the launch of Blue Horizons for Autism in cooperation with Autism Speaks. 

Is France Civil Aviation Letting Disabled Passengers Down?

21 November, 2013 | Hits:763

Is France Civil Aviation Letting Disabled Passenge…

A review of the complaint process France Civil Aviation provides disabled passengers is cause for concerns as it fails to meet basic accessibility sta...

US DOT Holds Airlines to Account On Foreign Airports Disability Standards

20 November, 2013 | Hits:1329

US DOT Holds Airlines to Account On Foreign Airpor…

Airlines will be hold to account when international airports do not meet disability standards of service required under US Equality law, the US DOT sa...

Blind Man Thrown Off US Airways Flight Sparks Passengers Mutiny

18 November, 2013 | Hits:1410

Blind Man Thrown Off US Airways Flight Sparks Pass…

All passengers walked off the aircraft following a blind and his dog Doxy being thrown off US Airways Flight 4384. 

Disabled Passengers Complaints Down 10.8 Percent Year On Year

14 November, 2013 | Hits:882

Disabled Passengers Complaints Down 10.8 Percent Y…

The US DOT received 10.8 percent fewer disability discrimination complaints in the first nine months of 2013 than in the same period in 2012.

Lufthansa Leave British Disabled Woman Stranded Losing Her Wheelchair

13 November, 2013 | Hits:1064

Lufthansa Leave British Disabled Woman Stranded Lo…

A British disabled woman traveling to Romania for business was left stranded for days without her wheelchair after Lufthansa lost it at Frankfurt airp...

MSP Lodges Motion On Airlines Discriminating against Disabled People

12 November, 2013 | Hits:944

MSP Lodges Motion On Airlines Discriminating again…

Scottish Labour Neil Findlay MSP lodged a motion on airlines discriminating against disabled people following an incident involving budget airline Jet...

EU Commission Reminds Travel Agents Of Duties Towards Disabled People

08 November, 2013 | Hits:1056

EU Commission Reminds Travel Agents Of Duties Towa…

The EU Commission reminds travel agents websites must make information on air travel requirements available to disabled people.

Uncle Sam Orders Airlines Make Websites Accessible To Disabled Passengers

08 November, 2013 | Hits:2622

Uncle Sam Orders Airlines Make Websites Accessible…

All airlines operating flights to, from, and within the United States will have to make their websites accessible within two years, a new DOT rule sta...

Bournemouth Disabled Friendly Airport

07 November, 2013 | Hits:685

Bournemouth Disabled Friendly Airport

Virtually step free, Bournemouth International airport has all the numbers to give a pleasant experience to passengers with disabilities.

MS Sufferer Denied Toilet Access On Jet2 Flight

05 November, 2013 | Hits:1664

MS Sufferer Denied Toilet Access On Jet2 Flight

In a complaint filed with the CAA on Tuesday, MS sufferer John Findlay accuses Jet2 airline of denying him toilet access on two separate flights. 

US Airways Fined $ 1.2 Million For Not Providing Wheelchair Assistance

04 November, 2013 | Hits:902

US Airways Fined $ 1.2 Million For Not Providing W…

The U.S. DOT fined US Airways $1.2 million on Monday for failing to provide adequate wheelchair assistance to passengers with disabilities in Philadel...

DOT Fines Virgin America $150.000 For Safety Videos Not Suitable For The Deaf

04 November, 2013 | Hits:2623

DOT Fines Virgin America $150.000 For Safety Video…

The US Department of Transportation fined Virgin America $150.000 for making safety videos non accessible to deaf passengers.

Manchester Airport Launch Initiative to Assist Autistic Passengers

30 October, 2013 | Hits:1439

Manchester Airport Launch Initiative to Assist Aut…

Following in the footsteps of Dublin Airport, Manchester International airport announced the launch of their initiative to assist passengers with Auti...

Air Travel Operators Made Me Feel Worthless, Disabled Man says

29 October, 2013 | Hits:776

Air Travel Operators Made Me Feel Worthless, Disab…

Airports and airlines must improve their complaint handling procedures to avoid humiliating disabled people.

Ryanair Revolutionize Customer Services And Cut Fees

25 October, 2013 | Hits:1916

Ryanair Revolutionize Customer Services And Cut Fe…

The Ryanair revolution is set to begin on November 1st when the ultra-low-cost airline will begin introducing significant changes to its fees policy a...

Jet2 Compliance With Equality Law Under CAA Review

24 October, 2013 | Hits:1105

Jet2 Compliance With Equality Law Under CAA Review…

The UK CAA is reviewing low cost carrier Jet2 conditions of carriage to ensure the airline complies with air travel equality legislation. 

Easyjet Disabled Passengers Satisfaction Hits All Time High

22 October, 2013 | Hits:1810

Easyjet Disabled Passengers Satisfaction Hits All …

Carolyn McCall’s hard work in promoting access to air travel for passengers with disabilities is paying off, an Easyjet survey suggests.

Fleetway Travel Site Content Could Be Discriminatory EU Commission Says

17 October, 2013 | Hits:994

Fleetway Travel Site Content Could Be Discriminato…

Fleetway Travel website terms and conditions could be discriminatory, the head of EU commission passenger rights said.

KLM Admits Error In Disabled Woman Incident

10 October, 2013 | Hits:995

KLM Admits Error In Disabled Woman Incident

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines issued a statement on Wednesday admitting its agent’s error was to be blamed in an incident involving a disabled woman.

KLM Referred To ILT On Allegations Of Breaching Equality Law

04 October, 2013 | Hits:873

KLM Referred To ILT On Allegations Of Breaching Eq…

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has been referred to the Dutch Civil Aviation (ILT) on allegations of breaching air travel equality law.

Is Brazil Air Travel Accessible? Exclusive Interview With Brazil CAA

02 October, 2013 | Hits:1349

Is Brazil Air Travel Accessible? Exclusive Intervi…

Accessible air travel is crucial to Brazil, host of the upcoming 2014 Football World Cup and 2016 Olympics and Paralympics games.

Air Travel Equality Law Legal Minefield, IATA Says

01 October, 2013 | Hits:1089

Air Travel Equality Law Legal Minefield, IATA Says

A report of the International Air Transport Association highlights the legal challenges affecting access to air travel.

New Air Passenger Rights Will Benefit Consumers

25 September, 2013 | Hits:1177

New Air Passenger Rights Will Benefit Consumers

The EU Parliament is soon to adopt its official position on the EU Commission proposed revision of air passenger rights.

Disney Tackles Disability Abuse, Airports And Airlines Will Follow Suit

24 September, 2013 | Hits:1335

Disney Tackles Disability Abuse, Airports And Airl…

Preferential lanes for people with disabilities will no longer be available at Disneyland and Disney World in a bid to curb abuse, Disney said.

Europe Wants Airlines To Waive Damaged Wheelchair Limits

20 September, 2013 | Hits:810

Europe Wants Airlines To Waive Damaged Wheelchair …

The on-going revision of regulation EC261/2004 introduces the waiver of the Montreal Convention limits for lost or damaged wheelchairs.

Damning Commons Report Exposes DfT Inaction On Access To Air Travel

17 September, 2013 | Hits:983

Damning Commons Report Exposes DfT Inaction On Acc…

The access to transport for disabled people report of the House of Commons Transport Committee exposes the DfT inaction on access to air travel.

Norway Tightens EU Air Travel Equality Law Rules

13 September, 2013 | Hits:1028

Norway Tightens EU Air Travel Equality Law Rules

Last July Norway revised its air travel facilitation regulation tightening the European equality law existing rules.

Special Assistance Quality Levels Improving In Airports Across Europe

11 September, 2013 | Hits:904

Special Assistance Quality Levels Improving In Air…

Quality levels of assistance airports provide passengers with special needs is improving in airports across Europe.

Ryanair Makes Damaged Wheelchair Replacement Easier

06 September, 2013 | Hits:1524

Ryanair Makes Damaged Wheelchair Replacement Easie…

Ultra Low Cost carrier Ryanair announced changes to make replacement of lost or damaged wheelchair easier for its customers.

KLM Forgets Same Disabled Woman Twice In One Year

03 September, 2013 | Hits:1247

KLM Forgets Same Disabled Woman Twice In One Year

KLM has serious questions to answer after leaving a disabled woman behind for the second time in one year.

ABTA Pledges To Boost Disability Awareness

30 August, 2013 | Hits:1128

ABTA Pledges To Boost Disability Awareness

The Association of British Travel Agents, ABTA, looks forward to working together with Reduced Mobility Rights to increase disability awareness in the...

FlightsDirect Among More Websites Failing To Meet Equality Standards

20 August, 2013 | Hits:684

FlightsDirect Among More Websites Failing To Meet …

The on-going investigation into travel agents websites found several more, including FlightsDirect, not meeting equality law mandatory standards.

Alternative Airlines Discriminate Against Disabled People

19 August, 2013 | Hits:1648

Alternative Airlines Discriminate Against Disabled…

While legacy and low cost EU carriers invest into providing better services for disabled people, alternative airlines take the opposite road.

Lastminute Add Information For Customers With Disabilities To Website

16 August, 2013 | Hits:895

Lastminute Add Information For Customers With Disa…

Lastminute travel agents issued a statement on Friday, confirming they are to improve their website by adding information for passengers with disabili...

America Teaches Europe How To Deliver Equality In Air Travel

16 August, 2013 | Hits:1029

America Teaches Europe How To Deliver Equality In …

American lawmakers dwarf their European counterparts when drafting equality laws truly delivering access to air travel for all.

Expedia Adopts Reduced Mobility Rights Recommendations

13 August, 2013 | Hits:1500

Expedia Adopts Reduced Mobility Rights Recommendat…

On Tuesday, NASDAQ-100 listed online travel giant Expedia issued a statement announcing the adoption of revised information for customers with disabil...

Resilient eBookers Duck And Move On

12 August, 2013 | Hits:1065

Resilient eBookers Duck And Move On

Failing to understand disability discrimination law requirements, online travel agents eBookers throws water on fire but offer no amendments.

FlightCentre.co.uk Apologise To Passengers With Disabilities

09 August, 2013 | Hits:1214

FlightCentre.co.uk Apologise To Passengers With Di…

Recently found not complying with disability law on access to air travel FlightCentre.co.uk issued an apology to passengers with disabilities.

Travelzoo Pledge Disability Information Compliance

07 August, 2013 | Hits:1195

Travelzoo Pledge Disability Information Compliance…

Publicly traded holiday and flight deal finder Travelzoo pledge to introduce changes to its fly.com website to provide essential information to passen...

India BCAS Meets Disability Advocates To Improve Security Checks

07 August, 2013 | Hits:2932

India BCAS Meets Disability Advocates To Improve S…

The Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) had convened a meeting today to get inputs from the disability sector with respect to Standard Operating ...

Seven More ABTA Members Fail Disability Compliance Test

07 August, 2013 | Hits:1527

Seven More ABTA Members Fail Disability Compliance…

ABTA’s website monitoring team has serious questions to answer as seven more member online travel agents fail the disability compliance test.

ABTA Take Action On Flight Centre Website Disability Blunder

06 August, 2013 | Hits:1408

ABTA Take Action On Flight Centre Website Disabili…

ABTA take action on Flight Centre following Reduced Mobility Rights report on travel agents’ websites missing mandatory information for disabled passe...

DoT Report Says Delta Violated Disability Law in Crawling Man Incident

05 August, 2013 | Hits:1694

DoT Report Says Delta Violated Disability Law in C…

The US Department of Transportation report on the incident of a disabled man who had to crawl off an aircraft found Delta Air Lines violated 14 CFR Pa...

Delta Investigating Disabled Hawaiian Man Baraka Kanaan Claims He Had To Crawl Off Aircraft

03 August, 2013 | Hits:1435

Delta Investigating Disabled Hawaiian Man Baraka K…

Delta Air lines is investigating claims of disabled Hawaiian man Baraka Kanaan who sued the airline for allegedly make him crawl off the aircraft.

Jet Airways Cancels Wheelchair Charges After Being Reported To DGCA

02 August, 2013 | Hits:1790

Jet Airways Cancels Wheelchair Charges After Being…

Following our report to India’s Civil Aviation, Jet Airways has quietly removed discriminatory wheelchair charges at selected airports across the Midd...

All But Two UK Online Travel Agents Fail Disability Compliance Test

01 August, 2013 | Hits:3794

All But Two UK Online Travel Agents Fail Disabilit…

Online travel agents have serious questions to answer after a review of top travel agents found all but two websites in breach of disability legislati...

Airline Liable For Passengers With Disabilities At EU Airports, DoT Reminds

30 July, 2013 | Hits:1275

Airline Liable For Passengers With Disabilities At…

The US Department of Transportation is reminding airlines of their direct responsibility for assisting passengers with disabilities at European airpor...

UK CAA Tells Pakistani Airline AirBlue To Comply With EU Disability Law

29 July, 2013 | Hits:3000

UK CAA Tells Pakistani Airline AirBlue To Comply W…

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has taken formal steps to ensure Pakistan airline AirBlue stops discriminating passengers with disabilities.

European Commission Pushing For Greater Awareness Of Passenger Rights

27 July, 2013 | Hits:1319

European Commission Pushing For Greater Awareness …

The launch of the Passenger Rights campaign signals the European Commission determination in promoting public awareness, Hanna Hinrikus explains in th...

Air India Rocked By New Disability Discrimination Row

26 July, 2013 | Hits:1706

Air India Rocked By New Disability Discrimination …

30-year-old engineer and disability activist Faisal Nawaz accuses Air India of discrimination after the airline repeatedly orders him to cancel his bo...

Assistive Technology Is Needed To Improve Deaf People Airport Experience

25 July, 2013 | Hits:2749

Assistive Technology Is Needed To Improve Deaf Peo…

Despite deafness affects five per cent of the world's population, assistive technology for the deaf is widely unavailable at most airports. 

London Heathrow Airport Terminal 4 Accessibility Report

24 July, 2013 | Hits:1876

London Heathrow Airport Terminal 4 Accessibility R…

The eccentric infrastructure of London Heathrow airport is the usual suspect when accessibility becomes uncertain, and T4 is no exception to the rule....

Stansted Airport Ignores Disabled Man After Admitting He Was Denied Assistance

20 July, 2013 | Hits:1690

Stansted Airport Ignores Disabled Man After Admitt…

Stansted chooses not to apologize to a disabled person after confirming allegations airport agents breached legal requirements to assist the man.

Jet Airways Takes Discrimination Against Disabled Passengers To A Whole New Level

18 July, 2013 | Hits:1897

Jet Airways Takes Discrimination Against Disabled …

Not new to controversy, India’s second largest airline Jet Airways is facing allegations of discriminating against passengers with disabilities.

Monarch Airlines And Passengers With Disabilities Yea or Nay?

17 July, 2013 | Hits:1908

Monarch Airlines And Passengers With Disabilities …

Popular among British holidaymakers, Monarch has been the airline of choice for over 6.3 million passengers in 2012.

Norwegian, Disabled Friendly Low Cost Airline

12 July, 2013 | Hits:1863

Norwegian, Disabled Friendly Low Cost Airline

Third largest European Low Cost airline, fast growing Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA is building a reputation of disabled friendly airline. 

Ryanair Special Assistance Upgrades Reveal O’Leary Kinder Side

10 July, 2013 | Hits:2912

Ryanair Special Assistance Upgrades Reveal O’Leary…

As hard as it is to believe, following our visit to Ryanair Special Assistance HQ in Dublin we may be facing a major breakthrough in the Michael O’Lea...

Flying With Disability: Best Travel Tips

06 July, 2013 | Hits:3762

Flying With Disability: Best Travel Tips

Wheelchair accessible holidays and cheap international air travel have made flying with disability a viable option for disabled people.

AirBerlin, GermanWings Making German Skies Disability Unfriendly?

05 July, 2013 | Hits:2689

AirBerlin, GermanWings Making German Skies Disabil…

German budget airlines AirBerlin and GermanWings have come under scrutiny for imposing unusually unfair limits on transport of passengers with disabil...

Ryanair Changes Disabled Passengers Policy For The Better

03 July, 2013 | Hits:6338

Ryanair Changes Disabled Passengers Policy For The…

Ultra low cost carrier Ryanair confirmed and explained changes to its policy of carriage of passengers with disabilities, taking distance from past pr...

Airbus Takes Aircraft Accessibility To The Next Level

01 July, 2013 | Hits:5818

Airbus Takes Aircraft Accessibility To The Next Le…

Our recent visit at the Paris Air Show focused on spotting innovative solutions enhancing aircraft accessibility thus improving in-flight comfort for ...

Airlines Must Do Better To Facilitate Access To Aviation

30 June, 2013 | Hits:1094

Airlines Must Do Better To Facilitate Access To Av…

We were in Avila, Spain, last week, participating to the IV International Congress of Tourism for All as expert external reviewers of a study on acces...

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