Air travel can be dangerous for passengers with disabilities

During the busy holiday travel season, everyone suffers from the stress and strain that accompanies flying today. Unfortunately, travelers with disabilities face even more barriers to air travel such as damaged wheelchairs, delayed assistance and untrained airline staff. These obstacles are not only inconvenient and uncomfortable, but can be dangerous. One of the dangers passengers with disabilities face is long wait times in aisle chairs. These one-size-fits-all chairs are used when an airplane aisle is too narrow for a personal wheelchair to fit. Prolonged sitting in this type of short-term…

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