Browsing: Passenger Health & Safety

Having hundreds of people crammed into a confined space for long periods can be a recipe for dirt and disease. As concerns about Coronavirus grip the world, how can bugs and bacteria be banished from the cabin to help ensure safe and healthy air travel?

As part of a pilot project, Recaro Aircraft Seating has installed ‘connected seats’ on a TAP Air Portugal A321 single-aisle aircraft. The trial also marks the first time that Recaro has designed, produced and certified an aircraft installation under its own DOA authority

IATA’s inaugural Global Accessibility Symposium could prove an important step in improving the accessible air travel experience. As Alexandre de Juniac, CEO of IATA said, “the industry is committed to improving the air travel experience for passengers with disabilities. Air transport provides unparalleled opportunities and all travellers, no matter what their disability, deserve access to this freedom”