Allowing passengers to bring their wheelchairs into the cabin not only reduces the risk of damage to their expensive equipment but also alleviates the stress and discomfort associated with transferring to their seats. Furthermore, “We want to help the Aviation Industry understand the reasons air travel is such a stressful experience for people with disabilities. Every touch point, booking, check-in, security, transfer, seating, toilets, to disembarking presents room for improvement.”
Accessible tourism is about giving people with disabilities the same joy of travel and experiences that someone without a disability has, whether it be a neurological or a physical disability. Everyone should be able to have a break.
And, apart from that, it actually makes good business sense.
Are we living or existing? A thought-provoking letter by JR Mitchell of The Accessible Group. Are we living or existing? Much is said about the rights of people with disabilities and much has changed in recent decades, but are we making the most of our lives? Are we living or existing? Are we our own […]