Air Travel Is Even Worse Of A Nightmare For People In Wheelchairs

Air travel is tough enough these days, now that so many people are making up for lost time during COVID. Airlines are trying to survive by packing flights and canceling flights that are not full. Add in holiday crowds and winter weather, and it’s stressful for everyone. On today’s A Public Affair, host Nikkie Kayser asks what air travel is like for folks in wheelchairs. To learn more, she speaks with Lorrain and Topher Downham, two long-time wheelchair pros. 

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Alexis Kenyon

Alexis Kenyon is an experienced radio reporter with more than 15 years of experience creating compelling, sound-rich radio stories for news outlets across the country. Kenyon has master's degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, Graduate School of Journalism in radio broadcast and photojournalism. She has worked in KGNU's news department since 2021 as a reporter, editor, and daily news producer. In all her work, she strives to produce thought-provoking, trustworthy journalism that makes other people's stories feel personal. In addition to audio production, Kenyon runs KGNU's news internship program and oversees the department's digital engagement.
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