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NEWS Thursday, 05 October 2017 |

Aviation needs to do more to make accessible travel a reality for all

A new study reveals that aviation still has a long way to go to meet the needs of passengers with disabilities.

NEWS Friday, 11 August 2017 |

UK airports doing a good job on catering for disabled passengers – although Heathrow must improve

UK airports have begun to give their reaction to a new report by the CAA that claims that the majority of them are providing 'very good' or 'good' support for passengers with a disability.

NEWS Wednesday, 02 March 2016 |

Detroit Metro to introduce dedicated kerbside access areas for disabled passengers

Detroit Metropilitan Airport is to introduce dedicated area for the pick-up and drop-off of disabled passengers.

NEWS Tuesday, 15 May 2012 |

PHX Sky Train makes historic first journey

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport's new automated train made its first official journey on Monday.
NEWS Monday, 07 May 2012 |

Sydney Airport to install more queue busting 'SmartGates'

The Australian government has announced that it is to improve inbound passenger processing and facilitation with the addition of more SmartGates.
NEWS Tuesday, 24 April 2012 |

Dubai unveils new wayfinding initiative

Dubai International Airport (DXB) today claims to have launched a cutting-edge wayfinding system that will ensure that passengers have all the information they need to navigate their way through the gateway at their "fingertips".

NEWS Wednesday, 11 April 2012 |

TSA to introduce new queue busting technology

The US is introduce a sophisticated new queue management system at security checkpoints in a bid to improve passenger satisfaction levels and allow TSA officers to focus more on security related tasks at airports.
NEWS Tuesday, 10 April 2012 |

TSA staff need to be more friendly to foreign visitors – US senator

According to a report in the Las Vegas Review-Journal, US senator, Harry Reid, plans to write a letter to Homeland Security Secretary, Janet Napolitano, and ask her to tell airport security workers to be nicer to international travellers.
NEWS Monday, 22 August 2011 |

Going for gold

Heathrow has been confirmed as the ‘host airport’ of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
NEWS Friday, 01 April 2011 |

Anxious airports prepare for kid-only flights

With flight comparison site Skyscanner recently revealing that 59% of travellers support the idea of a ‘family only’ section on planes, some commercial airlines are said to be ‘seriously considering’ offering this option – as well as the possibility of entirely kid-free flights.

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