Poisoning by aircraft air is recognized as a work disaster – Flug-Verspatetet.de 19.7.16 – Republished 13.3.17

For the first time, poisoning by harmful aircraft cabin air  in Germany was recognized as a work disaster. It is the second case in the world where the disease of a crew member in connection with contaminated cabin air has been recognized as an occupational accident. As a result, on the Lufthansaflug from 2013 during…

Two demos in FRA “Against contaminated air in airplanes!” UFO – 13.3.17

Demonstration for a non-hazardous aircraft air on 28.03. (13-15h) and on 28.04. (13-18h) Dear Colleagues, The number of Fume events on board is increasing. Every week, crew members must be physically treated nationwide. Some patients suffer from pneumologic and neurological limitations, as they are an accidental inhalation due to hazardous substances. Their reactivity, common mode…

Civil Aviation Authority & Cabin Air Quality – 13.3.17

All UK airlines are legally required to report any occurrences that could have, or did, endanger aircraft occupants within 72 hours. Airlines are also required to carry out appropriate levels of analysis of a potential incident and determine any further action that may help improve aviation safety. This applies to all types of occurrences including…

Tech start-up creates handheld fume detector for aircraft – A Game Changer from TRAVOLUTION – 13.3.17

TRAVOLUTION A tech start-up has announced that it has created what it claims to be the world’s first real-time detector of poisonous compounds in aircraft cabins. London-based VN Aerotoxic Detection Solutions Ltd (VN-ADS) is aiming to tackle “fume events” and “aerotoxic syndrome” and is looking to start field-testing on commercial flights. The start-up has spent two years…