Manchester Airport has shown the progress made to its £1 billion 'super terminal' which is due to open in July 2020.
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Dallas/Fort Worth and Winnipeg Richardson airports are to trial autonomous personal EVs to aid passengers with reduced mobility.
International Airport Review once again chose to recognise and highlight industry progression, with awards focused on celebrating excellence within airport operations. This year, we homed in on four key topics within the airport industry, and added our very first Readers’ Choice award.
The Seattle airport has announced new services aimed at meeting the needs of passengers with hidden disabilities, as well as PRMs, to make the experience as stress-free as possible.
Designed to inspire confidence, the videos demonstrate the possibilities for independent and semi-independent travel through the experiences of two PRMs.
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.
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.