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New charter to improve disabled passengers experience to be implemented

New charter to improve disabled passengers experience to be implemented

Activism, Society, Specials, Travel
A new charter might be adopted to improve disabled passengers flying experiences. The new proposition include the scrap of the £ 2,000 pay-outs limit to all passengers whose wheelchairs were damaged during flights and new training for airline staff such as cabin crews and baggage handlers. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), has in fact recently revealed  that  more than half of the disabled passengers found travelling through airports difficult. See also: Motability boss bonus leads to backlash James Taylor, Head of Policy, Campaigns and Public Affairs for Scope, a disability equality charity, told exclusively to The Voice of London: “It’s high time air travel is improved for disabled people after years of unacceptable difficulties." Passengers have been complaining on soci
Ryanair raises hand luggage costs again

Ryanair raises hand luggage costs again

Lifestyle, Travel
As of November 1st, Ryanair's hand luggage policy has changed for the second time this year in order to reduce delayed flights. A statement on the airline's website read: "Main benefits of this new policy will be reduced flight delays and cheaper checked bag option. Pack more liquids into a 10kg checked wheelie bag. Walk to the boarding gate hands-free." Under the new policy, non-priority boarding passengers are allowed to bring a small personal bag into the cabin free of charge. However, there will be a charge £8 to check in a small suitcase weighing up to 10 kilograms (22 pounds) or £25 for a suitcase weighing up to 20 kilograms (44 pounds). However, under the policy introduced in January, non-priority passengers were allowed to bring a small handbag into the cabin, alongsid
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