Private jet passengers with reduced mobility represent a growing population of travelers who are discovering the built-in conveniences of private jets for travel.
We speak frequently with reduced mobility travelers who are interested in making the switch from commercial airlines to flying private but have questions about the logistics involved. Here are a few considerations for traveling with a wheelchair:
Are there advantages for an individual with reduced mobility to fly private instead of commercial?
The private jet industry is deeply rooted in highly personalized customer service and efficiency. A dedicated charter coordinator will help guide you through the process and answer your questions to make your entire trip a pleasant experience, from booking, check-in, boarding to getting you where you need to be with efficient ground transportation.
Should I notify my charter coordinator ahead of time to make disability-related accommodations?
- A wheelchair or other guided assistance to board, deplane, or other arrangements during your flight
- A seating accommodation that meets your disability-related needs; and/or the loading and stowing of any assistive device
- Seamless ground transportation to/from the airport
Can I bring my wheelchair?
What if I cannot use the airplane stairs?
What if my private jet is not wheelchair accessible? Is there another option?
Are Ambulifts available at all airports?
Is there an additional cost for the Ambulift for travel outside the U.S.?
Can I sit in a seat on the private jet?
Can I stay seated in my wheelchair during the flight?
In conclusion, no matter where your travel plans take you, our team of professional on-demand private charter coordinators will help you select the most appropriate private jet to suit your travel requirements, including seamless transportation to and from the airport.
Choose Mercury Jets
Mercury Jets’ on-demand white glove charter coordinators can assist you in choosing your preferred aircraft. To book a flight, call + 1 212-840-8000 for our charter department. Mercury Jets offers an instant quote request. Submit your request here to price out your flight immediately.