Travel

News and opinion on travel for people with disability.

Special needs teacher speaks about moment she saved Flight JQ527

A special needs teacher came to the rescue of a child with down syndrome on a Jetstar flight.

5 mobility aids for accessible travelling

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

Girl with autism denied priority flight boarding

An airline showed a complete lack of understanding and assistance towards a family with an autistic child and made boarding much more difficult.

A French service helps you find the perfect travel mate for...

A terrific sounding service in France is being trialled with a smart app helping you find a guide or escort for your train journey and both people get rewarded.

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.

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.

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.

Disability and accessible tourism: the ultimate guide

Learn about the ultimate guide to accessible tourism & how to have a fun and accessible holiday or trip.

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.

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).