December 2017

Flying the Unfriendly Skies

By | 2017-12-01T17:04:58+00:00 December 1st, 2017|

Two airlines broke Kenny Salvini’s wheelchair over the course of one year, and in doing so they set him on a mission to find out why accessible air travel is so difficult. What he found is a history of failed policy, an industry blinded by money – and a growing voice for change.

June 2017

The Real Fear of Flying

By | 2017-07-10T12:12:36+00:00 June 1st, 2017|

Q. My niece is getting married on the opposite side of the country and I use a power wheelchair. Despite flying in the past, I now question my ability to do so safely. We hear reports about flights that were canceled, delayed extensively, or people being removed from departing flights for no apparent reason. I cannot imagine what it would be like ...

January 2016

Single-Aisle Airplanes May Soon Have Accessible Bathrooms

By | 2017-01-13T20:41:36+00:00 January 8th, 2016|

Accessible bathrooms may soon become a fixture on newer single-aisle airplanes as the U.S. Department of Transportation announced in early December that it is considering changes to the Air Carrier Access Act.

February 2014