Advice on how to plan ahead when a child with cerebral palsy needs to fly.
From July, TransPennine Express (TPE) is to introduce two extra trains, each with four carriages, all of which will be inaccessible to wheelchair-users.
3 quick tips on how to make your next air travel less stressful and more accessible.
TPE said in a statement that, following discussions with the Department for Transport and Rail North Partnership, it had decided not to introduce any Mark Three trains (without any provision for wheelchair-users) into passenger service.
United Airlines has earnt perfect marks on a disability equality index for both employee and travellers disability access.
We could certainly do with a campaign like this in Australia I believe. Tourism bodies should monitor the success or otherwise of the campaign...
A disabled peer has told the House of Lords that plans for a major “restoration and renewal” of the Houses of Parliament must ensure a “step change” in the provision of disability access in a building that can be “extremely unwelcoming” to disabled people.
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.