Media Coverage

All Wheels Up has been featured in several prominent media articles. If you would like to write an article about us or interview us, please contact us using our contact form or email us at [email protected]

Why Did Federal Flight Complaint Data Suddenly Disappear?. Thrillist. May 2024

“We have seen a huge uptick in the industry’s interest in accessibility”. Aircraft Interiors International. March 2024

Stranded and Stripped of Independence: Chaos Ensues When Airlines Damage Wheelchairs. Peninsula Press. December 2023.

Airlines damaged thousands of mobility aids this year: Here’s how 30+ flyers were affected. USA Today. December 2023

‘Distressing’ Tiktok shows a wheelchair tumbling to the tarmac in Miami. USA Today. November 2023

Accessible rights take flight. Business Traveller. September 2023

Taking on the Unfriendly Skies: Are Airlines Hearing Wheelchair Users’ Protests? New Mobility. September 2023

Flying Has Become Hell for Passengers with Wheelchairs. Vice. January 2023
When Will Air Travel for Passengers in Wheelchairs Get Better? Quest. January 2023

Passengers in wheelchairs speak out against airlines. Eminetra. November 2022

Efforts Stepping Up To Enable Personal Wheelchairs Onboard. Aviation Week. October 2022

U.S. looks to improve aircraft accessibility for disabled passengers. Skies. August 2022

For wheelchair users, finding reliable transportation can be daunting. Spectrum Local News. August 2022

Passengers with disabilities say they want to remain in wheelchairs on flights. CBC News. August 2022

All Wheels Up — Wheelchair Travel Safety. Ability Magazine. July 2022

7 Investigates: Wheelchairs mishandled by airlines. 7 News Boston. May 2022

6 Travel Tips For When Getting Around Isn’t As Easy As It Used To Be. Travel Awaits. April 2022

An airline broke an activist’s wheelchair. Her death months later amplified calls for change. LA Times. January 2022

The Passengers Who Have the Toughest Time Flying. The Wall Street Journal. December 2021

Engracia Figueroa’s Death Shows How Dangerous Flying as a Wheelchair User Can Be. December 2021

The Death of Engracia Figueroa, United Airlines, and All Wheels Up. Crazy and The King Podcast. November 2021

The Disempowering Experience of Flying as a Disabled Person. Time. November 2021

All Wheels Up Brings Wheelchair-accessible Planes One Step Closer. SMA News Today. October 2021

5 easy ways you can be an ally to disabled travelers. The Points Guy. October 2021

Truly Accessible Air Travel Could Be Coming Sooner Than You Think. Travel Pulse. September 2021

It’s time for airlines to change how they treat wheelchair users. Matador Network. August 2021

Train Airline Staff to Understand the Value of a Mobility Device and Maybe Then They’ll Stop Damaging Our Wheelchairs. NervGen Pharma Blog. August 2021

Traveling with a wheelchair not worth the risk for thousands of Americans with disabilities. ABC Action News. July 2021

Airlines keep losing and damaging wheelchairs at an alarming rate. ABC News. July 2021

How the airline industry still refuses to accommodate disability. MSNBC. July 2021

Airlines break thousands of wheelchairs per year, leaving disabled passengers stranded. Activists and politicians are fighting for change. Insider. July 2021

All Wheels Up Who They Are What They Do and Why it Matters. Traveling with a Chair Podcast. June 2021

Woman Whose Wheelchair Delta Broke Reveals Hellish Truth About Flying While Disabled. Huffington Post. June 2021

‘This is my life, my legs’: After a woman’s wheelchair was damaged on a Delta flight, ‘heartbreaking’ video goes viral. USA Today. June 2021

New Wheelchair Prototype Seat Promises Accessibility for In-Flight Travel. April 2021

Frommer’s. How Travelers with Disabilities Can Get Special Equipment for Air Travel—for Free. January 2021

Travel Pulse. A Better Way for Wheelchair Users To Fly Safe. January 2021

Travel Awaits. How All Wheels Up Is Working To Make Airplanes More Wheelchair Accessible. September 2020

Runway Girl Network. Clean Slate Considerations: Making Room For Accessibility On board. September 2020.

Possibilities Podcast. September 2020.

Disability Matters Podcast. August 2020. Spotify and iTunes

This mother took on airline policies for wheelchairs, and is winning. Feb 2020

Wheelchairs On Planes: Why Can’t Passengers Use Their Own Onboard? Dec 2019

Mentor Select Podcast June 2019

“All Wheels Up Wants You to be Able to Stay in Your Wheelchair While Flying” New Mobility Magazine June 2019

Industry Urges Improved Disabled Access To Aircraft Cabins- Aviation Week June 2018

Mom Next Door: Michele Erwin- Thrive April 2018

The woman who wants to get wheelchairs on planes BBC Dec 2017

Flying the Unfriendly Skies Dec 2017

Spotlight: Alan Chaulet ’13 Bentley Alumni Magazine. Oct 2017

Accessibility Stakeholders Gather for Wheelchair in the Cabin Symposium at Virgin Atlantic HQ Oct 2017

Why people with disabilities fly in the sky because it is human pleasure Sep 2017

Meet the Heroes who will make air travel fully accessible April 2017

Car charity for disabled offers a new lease of life March 2017

Frustration and Fears of Being Forgotten While Flying Sep 2016

Why Airplane Access for Wheelchair Users Should Be ‘All Wheels Up’ Sep 2016

“A fresh take on Accessible Air Travel” Aug 2016


“Shocking Ways Airlines are Mistreating the Disabled” Yahoo Travel Nov 2015

Handicap This Podcast Interview Oct 2015

“Airlines Break Too Many Wheelchairs” Aljazeera America. Jan 2015