U.S. Access Board to Host Public Briefing on Study on the Feasibility of Wheelchair Securement Systems in Passenger Aircraft

The inability to use one’s wheelchair on airplanes makes air travel very difficult, if not impossible, for many people with disabilities. Among other challenges, it requires multiple transfers between boarding chairs and aircraft seats, posing injury risks. To address these challenges, the U.S. Access Board commissioned a study to assess the feasibility of equipping aircraft with securement systems so that passengers can remain in their wheelchairs on flights.

Read the full article at: https://www.access-board.gov/news/2021/08/11/u-s-access-board-to-host-public-briefing-on-study-on-the-feasibility-of-wheelchair-securement-systems-in-passenger-aircraft/