Newquay Airport staff learn sign language to help passengers
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Newquay Airport staff learn language programme to help passengers

More than 70 staff working at Newquay Airport have been having lessons in Makaton to help disabled passengers.

Makaton is a language programme that uses signs and symbols to help people to communicate.

It is believed that Newquay is the first Makaton-friendly airport in the UK.

The Makaton Charity, which promotes the language programme, said it hoped other airports would follow Newquay's lead.

  • 05 Mar 2019