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News and opinion on travel for people with disability.

Air Travel: TSA Agents Humiliate Wheelchair Using Olympic Champion

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

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.

Family protests airline’s rejection of special seat for son who has...

Cathay Pacific caused enormous problems and anxiety for this family when they refused use of a special disability harness.

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).

Air travelers with disabilities hope for more accessible skies

Barriers faced by disabled people wanting to travel on aeroplanes are extensive and this summarises recent news and developments.

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.

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.

[Infographic] Taking children with cerebral palsy on flights

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

Rail company to run services with no wheelchair spaces

From July, TransPennine Express (TPE) is to introduce two extra trains, each with four carriages, all of which will be inaccessible to wheelchair-users.

5 mobility aids for accessible travelling

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

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