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Tag: All Wheels Up

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

Published: April 15, 2019

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.

All Wheels Up

Published: March 20, 2019

The purpose of All Wheels Up, Inc. is to advocate for equality in air travel for those in a wheelchair for mobility and safe seating.

Our Goal is for all those in power chairs, as well as properly modified manual chairs, to independently maneuver themselves onto the plane with dignity. We plan to work with aircraft manufactures and air carriers to look to the future and make appropriate changes for the disabled, just as building owners and other transportation companies have already done due to the ADA.

All Wheels Up Wants You to be Able to Stay in Your Wheelchair While...

Published: June 6, 2016

The advocacy group All Wheels Up thinks you should be able to stay in your wheelchair while you are flying, if that’s your preference. To reach this goal, the nonprofit is pushing for federal legislation to allow it, and also will begin crash testing wheelchairs to ensure flying while seated in one is safe.

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