Laurel van Horn, VP Director of Programmes at Open Doors Organization, summarises fi ndings from a three-year project sponsored by Airport Cooperative Research Programme (ACRP), with examples from numerous airports.
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New self-driving wheelchairs being tested at Tokyo-Narita International Airport are capable of independently detecting and avoiding obstacles.
A UK-wide airport study from Netflights includes accessibility within six categories, using data directly from airport users.
Climate change will be the pressing issue as ICAO’s 193 member states meet in Montreal from 24 September until 4th October 2019.
A new panel helping shape Gatwick’s strategy and services for disabled passengers will complement the work of the airport's Accessibility Forum and Passenger Advisory PRM Group.
As a result of passenger feedback, Dubai Airports has launched a new taxi service inside the terminal to assist travelling passengers.
As the aviation industry moves towards a more focused approach on passengers with reduced mobility, accessibility within airports is changing. We spoke to Roberto Castiglioni, Chair of the Heathrow Access Advisory Group, who takes a closer look at how the industry should handle this.
Gatwick Airport looks at how the UK’s proposed Passenger Charter is an opportunity to introduce consistent standards for passengers with reduced mobility across the entire airport journey.
In a bid to ensure all passengers are catered for at East Midlands Airport, Christiane Link has been appointed Chair of its disability forum to shape and scrutinise the services offered.
Samantha Saunders, Head of Innovation & Regulatory Compliance at OmniServ, offers up her opinion on why we need to consider changing both how airport suppliers train not just staff helping passengers with reduced mobility (PRM), but all other airport teams, in order to drive an attitude change in how assistance…
Bus access through Gatwick Airport is improved with a £3.8 million upgrade including new facilities for people with reduced mobility.
For the first time since the report began, no UK airports were marked as 'poor' in the CAA's annual report for airport accessibility.
Cardiff Airport is inviting passengers and third-sector organisations to have their say on accessibility as members of a new PRM and Disability Forum
Gatwick's recent award recognises its investment into staff training as the airport focuses on giving every passenger an equal opportunity to fly.