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Episode 105: Let’s Fly Away – Air Travel for Passengers with Disabilities

Wednesday – May 4, 2022


Steve Mayers

Steve Mayers
Airport Director of Customer Experience, ADA and Title VI Coordinator; Hartsfield Jackson International Airport


Air travel is often essential for employment, integral for recreation pursuits and vital for social and family connections. But, air travel can be challenging and full of anxiety for the 27 million travelers with disabilities and the 3.3 million passengers who use a wheelchair or other medical device for mobility.

In this episode of ADA Live! discover what airports and airlines are doing to make air travel experiences better for people with disabilities. Our guest is Steve Mayers, Director of Customer Experience and ADA Coordinator, at the busiest airport in the world, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.


Audio: Soundcloud Episode 105: Let’s Fly Away – Air Travel for Passengers with Disabilities



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Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the busiest and most efficient airport in the world, and by some accounts, the best in North America. ATL is the economic jewel of Georgia generating 34.8 billion economic impact for Metro Atlanta and providing more than 63,000 jobs on site, making it the state’s largest employer. Hartsfield-Jackson is a global gateway, offering nonstop service to more than 150 domestic and 70 international destinations. Hartsfield-Jackson also holds the distinction of being the first airport in the world to serve more than 100 million passengers in a single day. For more information about the Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, visit their website at