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OmniServ trials innovative mobility aid at London Stansted airport

The Wheellator® converts from walker to wheelchair, allowing PRM passengers to reclaim mobility for themselves OmniServ, the UK’s leading airline and airport assistance services provider, is partnering with London Stansted airport to trial a new mobility solution, the Wheellator, which combines the benefits of a wheeled walking frame and a light-weight wheelchair. Passengers with low […]

Accessible Aviation: Galloping Growth

ICAO, IATA and ACI are aggressively working their ways to make the aviation industry more and more accessible to people with disabilities Every day, over 100,000 flights transport over 10 million passengers across a global air transportation network comprising over 1,400 scheduled airlines, 26,000 aircraft in service and 3,900 airports. The aviation industry is increasingly […]

OmniServ wins Liverpool John Lennon Airport PRM contract after successful re-tender

OmniServ, part of ABM Industries and the UK’s leading airline and airport assistance service provider, has secured a new multi-year contract for the provision of services for passengers with reduced mobility (PRM) at Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA), following a successful re-tender bid. The contract will see OmniServ build on the existing partnership and continue […]

UK first for Heathrow and OmniServ with new Multimobby people movers

OmniServ, the UK’s leading airline and airport assistance services provider, and Heathrow are introducing new multi-passenger electric vehicles – the Multimobby – which can carry up to seven people plus an operator through the airport’s terminal buildings quickly, efficiently and safely in a move that will significantly enhance the assistance services provided to passengers with […]

Gatwick investing in new accessibility facilities, including world first hoist equipment, specialist toilets and sensory rooms

On the first anniversary of Gatwick’s award winning Hidden Disability Lanyard service, the airport can also announce that it has purchased an Eagle Hoist 4 – a passenger lifting facility that provides safer and more respectful transfer for wheelchair users requiring full assistance to their aircraft seat. The airport is also investing in two specialist […]