Which?: Disabled passengers failed by poor airport accessibility services

13 January 2020
Source: Which?

A survey of disabled people commissioned by Which? Travel found that lack of confidence in accessibility services has left almost half feeling that their disability has restricted their ability to fly in the last two years. Those who do fly are often enduring long waits for special assistance and, in some cases, are even at risk of harm because of

Read more Which?: Disabled passengers failed by poor airport accessibility services

VISION 2020 UK response to the Civil Aviation Authority: Accessible air travel: Airport performance report 2016/17

17 August 2017
Source: VISION 2020 UK

VISION 2020 UK the umbrella organisation which leads collaboration and co-operation between organisations with an interest in eye health and sight loss welcomes the efforts that are being made by CAA to improve access to airports for blind and partially sighted air passengers. We note that there are many positive examples of progress but remain concerned that the provision of

Read more VISION 2020 UK response to the Civil Aviation Authority: Accessible air travel: Airport performance report 2016/17
VISION 2020 UK Response To The Civil Aviation Authority 15
VISION 2020 UK Response To The Civil Aviation Authority 15

Version: 08.17 Download docx 0.1 MB

UK aviation encouraging more people with a disability to fly but four airports told they must improve

14 August 2017
Source: Civil Aviation Authority

Numbers of UK passengers with a disability travelling by air grows by more than two thirds since 2010 – far exceeding overall passenger growth over the same period New CAA report shows majority of UK airports offer ‘very good’ or ‘good’ service for disabled travellers but East Midlands, Exeter, Heathrow and Manchester, are rated ‘poor’ CAA demands action from ‘poor’

Read more UK aviation encouraging more people with a disability to fly but four airports told they must improve