- published: 14 Jun 2012
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http://www.euronews.com/ On this edition of U talk Peter from London was wondering about the rights of disabled passengers who are taking flights in Europe, he asked: "Recently at the airport I saw a lady in a wheel chair who was refused boarding as she was not accompanied. Doesn't the EU protect passengers with reduced mobility? To whom can she complain?" "The response came from Malgorzata Kurowska, Senior Comminication Officer with Europe Direct, she said: "Indeed, there are EU rules on the rights of air passengers with reduced mobility that have been in force since 2007. Under these rules, airlines are prohibited from discriminating against people with reduced mobility or to deny boarding on the basis of their health state. "However, an air carrier can refuse to embark a person wit...
A film about how the attitudes of bus drivers affect the journeys of people with disabilities who rely on public transport.
Film from the collection of Ken Hoskins. Very rare film circa 1976, demonstrating the techniques used by United Airlines to safely transport passengers with physical disabilities; scenes here include boarding, plus emergency egress out of a Douglas DC-8-21. Sorry for the lack of colour...the whole film was emerald green, so I had no choice. For educational & non commercial use only. Be sure to check my channel for the best in VINTAGE & RARE airliner videos! https://www.facebook.com/ClassicAirli...
Train services face cuts as costs to travel rise. Less than a fortnight into the new year and protests have already been staged across the country. Before the sun rose this morning here in Brighton, Miriam Binder and her protesting partner, pudsy, set up in front of Brighton station. She works with the group, Disabled People against Cuts, and has very specific reasons as to why these continual cutbacks are a danger to the community.
Two disabled passengers are suing Metro Airport over their access to the terminals. ◂ WXYZ 7 Action News is metro Detroit's leading source for breaking news, weather warnings, award-winning investigative reports, sports and entertainment. WXYZ 7 Action News is Detroit's breaking news and weather leader. Channel 7 - on-air, online at WXYZ.com and always Taking Action for You. For more download the WXYZ mobile app: iPhone: http://bit.ly/iOS-wxyz Android: http://bit.ly/wxyzplay
As part of our modernisation plans, SPT welcomed disabled users to Broomloan recently to try out a mock-up of a potential new Subway carriage. Wheelchair users from the Glasgow Access Panel and the Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee, along with representatives from the Department for Transport, spent the day with SPT discussing how the Subway could be improved to comply with disability laws.
Disabled people up and down the country face daily obstacles when it comes to using public transport. And after springing to life as a Brighton initiative, this new program wants to help everyone board to bus or take a train. Jamie Walker has the story.
Speech for my introduction to hospitality class regarding making guest experiences better.
Help us caption and translate this video on Amara.org: http://www.amara.org/en/v/BfwT/ EC-Passengers-Rights campaign video - passengers with disabilities. ENAT is an official partner of the EC Passenger Rights Campaign. See: http://www.accessibletourism.org/?i=enat.en.news.983
RMT union takes third day of strike action in a week, while Northern franchise says accessibility and safety are top priorities. That's Lancashire Headline News. Tune in everyday on Freeview Channel 7. Local TV for Lancashire. Join us on social media - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/thatslancashire Twitter - https://twitter.com/thatslancs
According to the U.S. Code 287 - False, fictitious or fraudulent claims, Whoever makes or presents to any person or officer in the civil, military, or naval service of the United States, or to any department or agency thereof, any claim upon or against the United States, or any department or agency thereof, knowing such claim to be false, fictitious, or fraudulent, shall be imprisoned not more than five years and shall be subject to a fine in the amount provided in this title. About racism, they should read The Declaration of Independence which is one with the Constitution; it's second paragraph states, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all Men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the...
ome passengers who use a special MTS bus for the disabled say there are "systemic" problems, and they regularly don't feel safe.
The Boston-area transit system is turning to ride-hailing services Uber and Lyft to help provide service to disabled customers. Subscribe to WCVB on YouTube now for more: http://bit.ly/1e8lAMZ Get more Boston news:http://wcvb.com/ Like us: https://www.facebook.com/wcvb5 Follow us: https://twitter.com/WCVB Google+: https://plus.google.com/+wcvb
On 3 December, the EU is marking "European Day for People with Disabilities." The European aircraft manufacturer Airbus is already doing its part to help passengers with reduced mobility fly more easily. Airbus' "Space Flex" concept has reshaped its single-aisle aircraft to provide far greater access to the toilets. In addition, this new rear-cabin configuration option already exists on the company’s larger aircraft.
A group of disabled passengers traveling from Moscow to Dusseldorf were denied passage by an Air Berlin pilot. The six-member group was traveling to a conference in Germany to learn about creating a society accessible to disabled people. One of the delegation, Russian MP Vladimir Krupennikov, said the tickets for the flight were bought a month-and-a-half in advance. He adds that all the information regarding the wheelchairs was given beforehand, including width, weight, and even color. But the pilot decided that the group posed a risk to flight safety, and decided only two of the six passengers could fly at the same time. An airport spokeswoman said the airport was ready to provide the group with special assistance. [Yelena Selyanchikova, Spokeswoman,Domodedovo Airport]: "We knew in...