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17 10, 2018

The road to the Invictus Games

2018-10-19T10:43:36+00:00October 17th, 2018|

The road to the Invictus Games Saturday 20th October will mark the start of the annual Invictus Games, which this year is taking place in Sydney. The event will attract over 500 competitors from across 18 nations. Created by Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, the Invictus Games sees wounded, injured or sick armed forces personnel [...]

26 09, 2018

Taking personal wheelchairs on-board aircrafts: the big debate

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

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 [...]

12 07, 2018

What’s the difference between Airlines and Airports

2019-02-13T09:47:09+00:00July 12th, 2018|

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 [...]

31 05, 2018

How can the Airchair help PRMs on an aircraft?

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

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 [...]

3 05, 2018

The benefits of the Airchair – The lightweight and folding wheelchair for travel

2018-10-18T12:07:38+00:00May 3rd, 2018|

The benefits of the Airchair - The lightweight and folding wheelchair for travel The Airchair is used by over 100 airlines around the world. Providing a smooth and comfortable wheelchair experience for PRMs whilst travelling. The lightweight transit wheelchair is available in three different widths (14”, 15” and 16”), weighing just 6kgs. One of the [...]

10 04, 2018

Positive experiences for PRMs

2019-02-13T09:48:38+00:00April 10th, 2018|

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, [...]

21 02, 2018

Airchair visits Germany!

2019-02-13T09:49:24+00:00February 21st, 2018|

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 [...]