Which is why a British consortiumhas developed a new concept to improve accessibility at airports.
The consortium’s electric one-seater vehicle is self-balancing and comes with luggage space at the rear.
Its design means users can dine or shop like other airport passengers, while an in-built navigation system ensures a happy medium between independence and automation.
Making waiting times more enjoyable – and departure gates accessible at the touch of a button. The service could be available in Dubai airport in two years.
People with limited mobility who don’t want to travel for work can find suitable jobs elsewhere.