Airlines Must Do Better To Facilitate Access To Aviation

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  1. sobore
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    We were in Avila, Spain, last week, participating to the IV International Congress of Tourism for All as expert external reviewers of a study on access to aviation.

    Albeit interesting, the conclusions of the publicly funded study are limited and not technical, hence failing to address some of the core issues preventing access to air travel.

    While presentations rarely allow exchanging valuable information, conference goers are well aware that coffee breaks frequently offer the best opportunity to debate and exchange formative opinions.

    During one of such breaks we were asked why we invested time and energy to help passengers with special needs prepare for their flights. In particular, one person asked why we provide free assistance to passengers who require assistance when traveling by air.

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