Toronto Pearson is the first airport in Canada to offer innovative technology to improve accessibility for travelers with sight loss — a key step to enhancing airport accessibility for Canadians who are blind or partially sighted, Toronto Pearson said today in a joint announcement with Aira. Welcome Toronto to the Aira Access family!
Aira Receives Prestigious Robert S. Bray Award at ACB National Convention
Aira Founder and President, Suman Kanuganti received ACB’s Robert Bray Award on behalf of Aira recently at the ACB National Convention in recognition of expanding access and inclusion for people with vision loss.
Aira Welcomes Mike Randall as New CEO!
Aira welcomed Mike Randall as its new CEO, effective June 3rd. A proven innovator, Mike has a long history of business success in previous leadership roles at Yahoo, Facebook, and Snap, and is poised well to lead Aira into the future. Suman Kanuganti, founder and former Aira CEO, assumes new duties as President of Aira.
Aira Marches With Multitudes for Accessibility As Part of Boston’s Pride Festival and Parade
In partnership with the Access AI Team and other entities, Aira and Explorers marched alongside 750,000 people as part of Boston’s 49th Annual Pride Festival and Parade. Through our efforts, we now have the Boston’s City Council’s support and endorsement to ensure that Aira is available on the streets of Boston!
County Exec: Aira Access at Rochester Airport Helps Make Facility ‘More Inclusive for All Travelers’
In announcing that Rochester International Airport (ROC) in Rochester, NY is the latest to join the Aira Access network, Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo said: I want to thank Aira for supporting our mission to make the Airport an inclusive and accessible facility for all travelers.”
City of Chula Vista Teams Up With Aira to Offer Free Access to Aira in and Around the City
The city of Chula Vista, CA has teamed up with Aira and the city’s Third Avenue Village Association to offer Aira’s service’s for free to blind and low-vision individuals in and around the area, including near the Chula Vista Senior Center.
London’s Gatwick Airport Introduces New Video Showing Aira Access in Action
Announcing its recent partnership with Aira Access network, Gatwick Airport has launched a new video for passengers that describes how the partnership provides blind and low-vision persons with free access to Aira technology and services as they travel through Gatwick. View the video!
Money Magazine Lists Aira CEO Suman Kanuganti as Among the Most Noted UCSD Alumni in Business
Suman Kanuganti, Aira Co-Founder & CEO, is included in the recent issue of Money magazine as among the “20 Most Notable UCSD Alumni in the Business World.” An alumnus of UCSD’s Rady School of Business, Suman launched Aira in 2015 and has used his business and technological innovation to lead his company to remarkable heights.
London’s Gatwick Airport is One of the Latest to Join the #Aira Access Family!
Gatwick Airport in London is the latest air terminal in the world to partner with Aira in providing free Aira technology and services to blind and low-vision travelers as they pass through the facility during their journeys. Gatwick joins Heathrow Airport as the second London air terminal in this partnership.
UCSD Student Newspaper Highlights Graduate Jimmy Cong as Advocate for Disabled Students
Jimmy Cong, an Aira Explorer who just completed his double major at UC San Diego in music composition and visual arts, was highlighted in the university’s student newspaper for not only being an Aira user but also for being an advocate for disabled students as the ADA Access Specialist at UC San Diego.