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While your last experience with an aisle chair may tell you otherwise, the world’s airlines are slowly waking up to the fact that disabled passengers are a major and increasingly valuable segment of their customer base. At the industry’s recent annual meeting, air carriers committed to improving the travel experience for disabled passengers and reducing the number of damaged wheelchairs and mobility devices.
Falling over is kind of a given if you live an active life as a wheelchair user. And while getting back up depends a lot on function and situation, you may have more options than you realize. Check out this one-minute video of a quad flipping himself upright from his back, all without getting out of his wheel