Reform for air travel passengers

Government announces new charter For persons of reduced mobility (PRMs), air travel is often fraught with anxiety and uncertainty. In recent years the increased ability for people to share their stories has led to a sharp increase in both government and media interest, with reports of issues, such as Frank Gardner the BBC security correspondent [...]

2019-01-02T10:04:03+00:00 January 2nd, 2019|

Providing dignified travel everywhere

In recent months there has been an increased pressure for businesses around the world, not just in aviation, to evaluate their processes to ensure they are suitably accommodating PRMs. This has been further demonstrated by the launch this year of Purple Tuesday, which urged high street retailers across the UK to do more to help [...]

2019-01-02T09:58:30+00:00 January 2nd, 2019|

Taking personal wheelchairs on-board aircrafts: the big debate

Taking personal wheelchairs on-board aircrafts: the big debate Over the years, there has been an increased awareness of people who live with disabilities and reduced mobility and this has been largely due to a growing number of initiatives and events including the Paralympics, Invictus Games, and the London Marathon. More than ever, growing numbers of [...]

2018-09-26T12:45:18+00:00 September 26th, 2018|

What’s the difference between Airlines and Airports

What's the difference between Airlines and Airports A smooth transition In 2017, it was estimated that commercial airlines carried nearly four billion passengers, that’s nearly double the number compared to 12-years ago and equivalent to half of the world’s population. As the number of people choosing to travel by aircraft increases, there is mounting pressure for [...]

2019-01-03T15:19:54+00:00 July 12th, 2018|

How can the Airchair help PRMs on an aircraft?

How can the Airchair help PRMs on an aircraft? A dignified journey is everyone’s right and the Airchair could be the solution to improve the passenger experience Each year, more than 2 million passengers with a disability or reduced mobility (PRMs) take flights in and out of the UK.  In 2016, just over half of [...]

2018-05-31T11:40:28+00:00 May 31st, 2018|

Positive experiences for PRMs

Positive experiences for PRMs The importance of transferring PRMs from one seat to another in a dignified manner. The passenger experience when flying with airlines is becoming an increasingly debated topic, especially the experience received by passengers with reduced mobility (PRMs). A recent BBC News feature detailed the highly traumatic experience of wheelchair user, Jemma [...]

2018-04-10T15:49:52+00:00 April 10th, 2018|

Airchair visits Germany!

Airchair visits Germany! It’s nearly time for the Aircraft Interiors Expo (AiX), the perfect event for some of the aviation industry’s most creative minds to gather in Hamburg, Germany, to share ideas and cutting-edge technologies designed to enhance the passenger experience. Held between 10-12th April 2018, the Airchair will be on display at AiX (stand: 3UB49), [...]

2018-04-17T15:06:18+00:00 February 21st, 2018|