How To Reduce The Risk Of An Airline Damaging Your Wheelchair

What can I do to make sure airlines won’t damage my personal wheelchair?

Airlines do, on occasion, damage the personal wheelchairs of travelers with disabilities. I have been a victim of this myself, but it has happened only a handful of times in more than 300 flights.

There are ways to reduce the risk of your wheelchair being damaged on the course of your journey. Follow these tips to make sure that your wheelchair arrives in one piece:

Stow your manual wheelchair in the aircraft cabin.

Most aircraft have a closet that can accommodate one collapsible wheelchair. If you are traveling [...]

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