Tag: Air Travel
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 to visit every country.
“I love air travel,” he says. From takeoff and to the way the engines cut off right before touchdown, “that joy that I get from that is just so incredible.”
U.S. Army veteran and frequent traveler who uses a wheelchair discusses perils of flying and why change is needed now.
‘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 far this year, according to new figures.
Between January and September 2019, US carriers reported having mishandled at least 7,747 chairs – an average of 29 a day.
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 a severe physical disability and uses a wheelchair was not safe.