Reply To: Article on wheelchair accessibility in Tokyo before the Olympics and Paralympics

  • Jacinta

    November 11, 2018 at 4:37 pm

    One major thing that may need to be addressed prior to the Games is the lack of Eagle Hoist to assist passengers out of plane seats and into aisle wheelchair at Narita Airport.  The manual lifting was quite a shock, and far from ideal. The staff were obviously very professional and there was no incident.  however it would be better to minimise manual lifting especially in such a confined space where they have to lift you higher over the arm rests etc

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