Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Tag: Air Travel

A congressman wasn’t allowed on a flight — because of his wheelchair

Wheelchairs powered by lithium-ion batteries are growing in popularity, but airline workers have mistakenly prevented some passengers, including Rep. Jim Langevin, from boarding planes When...

‘This chair gives me my life back’ : Disabled passengers need airlines to handle...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBxQxvmQE8s Millions of Americans are traveling this week for the holidays. But for passengers with disabilities, the challenges of air travel can be significantly heightened. ...

Air travel remains inhumane and dangerous for many people with disabilities, 35 years after...

As the busiest travel season of the year kicks off, Paralyzed Veterans of America calls on public to join their fight for change WASHINGTON, Nov....

A New Rule Means Some People With Wheelchairs Can’t Fly On American Airlines

John Morris calls himself an "aviation geek." He's a frequent flyer who, in his power wheelchair, has traveled to 46 countries. His goal is...

Air Travel is Often Dangerous for People with Disabilities

https://youtu.be/gSn5NAENqPw U.S. Army veteran and frequent traveler who uses a wheelchair discusses perils of flying and why change is needed now. NEW YORK (PRWEB) November 26,...

Airlines damage 7,747 wheelchairs since January 2019

‘These medical devices are essentially a part of a disabled person’s body,’ says US senator Airlines in America have damaged thousands of passengers’ wheelchairs so...

Funding the Future of Accessible Air Travel | Michele Erwin | TEDxPlano

https://youtu.be/TENpIfpUxKA Founder and President of All Wheels Up, Michele Erwin’s interest in accessible air travel began when she realized traveling with her son who has...