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News and opinion on travel for people with disability.

UK Government set to ignore key air travel discrimination concerns

The government appears to be ignoring pleas to clamp down on significant areas of discrimination against disabled air passengers.

Admission by aviation regulator is latest step in assistance dogs aircraft...

The aviation regulator is being forced to change guidance that appears to discriminate against many disabled people who want to take their assistance dogs with them on commercial flights.

Equality watchdog calls for court action over BA’s PA ticket discrimination

The equality watchdog has called for the courts to decide if airlines are discriminating against disabled people by refusing to allow them to make simple alterations to tickets bought for their personal assistants (PAs).

British Airways policy discriminates against disabled woman

A disabled woman is having to pay hundreds of pounds extra to fly to Canada to visit a friend because British Airways (BA) has refused to make a simple alteration to a ticket she bought for one of her two personal assistants (PAs).

Ratings sticker scheme could transform access in Wales

Disabled campaigners are seeking to persuade the Welsh government to introduce a new scheme that would see service-providers displaying stickers that show how accessible they are.

A fresh take on accessible air travel for wheelchair users

A very detailed discussion on the problems and possible solutions for air travel for wheelchair users and electric wheelchairs.

5 mobility aids for accessible travelling

The top 5 mobility aids for accessible travelling and a better holiday for all.

Gatwick Airport launches lanyard for passengers with hidden disabilities

A trial scheme to help people with invisible / hidden disabilities to get help at the airport has been launched and seems worthwhile expanding including to Australia.

Air Travel: TSA Agents Humiliate Wheelchair Using Olympic Champion

A wheelchair user was subjected to an embarrassing, intrusive and excessive security scan.

[Infographic] Taking children with cerebral palsy on flights

Advice on how to plan ahead when a child with cerebral palsy needs to fly.

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