Many UK airports have spent millions of pounds in recent years on building new or upgraded terminal buildings. Much of this investment has gone into attempts to improve the overall passenger experience while accommodating the ever-increasing number of people who want to fly.
But has this modernisation had a positive effect on travellers with disabilities? A BBC reporter who is blind visited Glasgow Airport to see how easy it is to get from the car park to the boarding gate. One message that comes from the report is that passengers should let the airport know what their needs are in advance, so that they can provide the appropriate assistance. Here’s the full story from BBC Scotland – Has air travel improved for passengers with a disability?