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As ableMove rebrands, now is a good time to get to know us a bit better!

May 5, 2021|New Product Releases, News, Resources, Travel|

You may be here because you were looking for easyTravelseat™ and now are wondering if you are in the right place or not. Rest assured, you are exactly where you need to be.  Rebranding For us here at ableMove, the last 12 months have been anything but quiet. We have [...]

The importance of moving and handling for wheelchair users when flying

April 21, 2021|New Product Releases, News, Research|

Meet the woman who has been working tirelessly over the past 12 months behind the scenes at many UK airports to revolutionise how passengers in wheelchairs are lifted and transferred. We spent an afternoon with Alison Meadows, Registered Nurse and Manual Handling Trainer and Founder of AMTD - Alison Meadows [...]

A return to travel for wheelchair users – things to think about

April 21, 2021|News, Research, Resources, Travel|

A return to travel for wheelchair users - It's been a long year and most of us haven't been able to travel internationally for quite some time now. Exactly how and when travel is going to open up again is still largely unknown and we strongly suspect it won't [...]

Five common fears wheelchair users face transferring onto aircraft

April 21, 2021|News, Resources, Travel|

Five common fears wheelchair users face transferring onto aircraft We spend a lot of time listening to our customers and their fears when transferring onto an aircraft. As well as the concerns from occupational therapists and other healthcare professionals when they assess peoples fitness to fly. We thought it [...]

Wheelchair Users Have their say on Flying Experiences

April 20, 2021|News, Research, Resources, Travel|

We have now released the findings of our survey on air travel for wheelchair users. In collaboration with Flying Disabled, ableMove asked 336 wheelchair (powered and manual) users from across the globe about their experiences in aviation so we can keep driving forward positive changes across the industry for all [...]

COVID-19: Take 2 – Flying with a disability survey

October 26, 2020|News, Research, Travel|

Earlier this year ableMove undertook an aviation survey that considered the views of disabled people during COVID-19. To identify disabled passengers key concerns with flying and when might they expect to fly again in a COVID-19 world. 6 months on from the initial survey, the global landscape has changed. [...]

Flying and sailing with a disability in the Caribbean

July 27, 2020|Travel|

Josh recently launched his v-log detailing his entire sailing trip to the Caribbean with the Jubilee Sailing Trust, the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation and VMWare and of course with his ableSeat, manual wheelchair, Wheeable toilet chair and his Father. This blog depicts the highlights from Josh's perspective during the trip. On [...]

COVID-19: Flying with a disability survey

May 20, 2020|News, Research, Travel|

On the 21st April 2020, IATA (International Air Transport Association) released a publication assessing prospects for domestic markets concerning COVID-19. The overall consensus found the rise in air travel for the remainder of the year and into next will be slow. Whilst 40% of passengers say they will wait six months or [...]

ableMove partner with the Hydration Foundation (THF)

March 2, 2020|New Product Releases, News|

ableMove and The Hydration Foundation (THF) partner to encourage better Hydration for disabled people by providing a free Hydrant bottle with every ableSeat purchase. The Hydrant Bottle Range Dehydration is the biggest single issue in healthcare, and one of the main causes is the lack of easy access to fluids [...]

Flying to and exploring Paris as a wheelchair user

December 11, 2019|Awards|

Following on from our previous blog. Where we were invite to speak at the 4thannual airport leadership PRM conference in Paris. I thought it would be a great to take to the streets of Paris to: Explore its culture known for elegant beauty, cafes, pastries and historical buildings -- such [...]

Josh Wintersgill crowned Great Britains National Young Entrepreneur of the Year

December 6, 2019|Awards, Events, News|

Following on from the utter surprise of winning the regional finals in Exeter earlier this year. I was asked to attend the National finals in London - a BLACK TIE event, something I have never done! Nominated for 'Young Entrepreneur of the Year' and 'Great British Entrepreneur of the Year' [...]

ableMove improving the future of air travel for disabled passengers

November 20, 2019|Events|

We were invited to attend and speak at the 4thannual airport leadership PRM conference in Paris earlier this month. The event was hosted by Ozion. Who provide airports and service providers critical software to help with the management of PRM service levels.  Speakers dinner - the night before... The conference [...]

505, 2021

As ableMove rebrands, now is a good time to get to know us a bit better!

May 5, 2021|New Product Releases, News, Resources, Travel|

You may be here because you were looking for easyTravelseat™ and now are wondering if you are in the right place or not. Rest assured, you are exactly where you need to be.  Rebranding For us here at ableMove, the last 12 months have been anything but quiet. We have [...]

2104, 2021

The importance of moving and handling for wheelchair users when flying

April 21, 2021|New Product Releases, News, Research|

Meet the woman who has been working tirelessly over the past 12 months behind the scenes at many UK airports to revolutionise how passengers in wheelchairs are lifted and transferred. We spent an afternoon with Alison Meadows, Registered Nurse and Manual Handling Trainer and Founder of AMTD - Alison Meadows [...]

2104, 2021

A return to travel for wheelchair users – things to think about

April 21, 2021|News, Research, Resources, Travel|

A return to travel for wheelchair users - It's been a long year and most of us haven't been able to travel internationally for quite some time now. Exactly how and when travel is going to open up again is still largely unknown and we strongly suspect it won't [...]

2104, 2021

Five common fears wheelchair users face transferring onto aircraft

April 21, 2021|News, Resources, Travel|

Five common fears wheelchair users face transferring onto aircraft We spend a lot of time listening to our customers and their fears when transferring onto an aircraft. As well as the concerns from occupational therapists and other healthcare professionals when they assess peoples fitness to fly. We thought it [...]

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