The UK Civil Aviation Authority has published its fourth annual report on the disability access of the UK’s largest airports.

The accessibility framework is a world-first and is driving improvements in performance to help improve accessibility across UK airports.

In total, there were a record number of 3.7 million requests for assistance at UK airports in the latest year – a rise of over 80 per cent since 2010.

The Civil Aviation Authority’s accessibility report reveals that 14 airports have been rated ‘very good’. A further 16 airports were rated ‘good’.

Aberdeen, Glasgow, Prestwick and Edinburgh airports all received Very Good status, Inverness received Good status and Manchester received Needs Improvement