EasyJet in forced landing as ‘smell event’ overcomes co‑pilot

  (© SundayTimes’ video) An easyJet flight to London with more than 100 people on board made an emergency landing after the co-pilot, a stewardess and some passengers were overcome by what the airline described as a “smell event”. Asked if this was an “aerotoxic incident” caused by fumes, easyJet said: “No, this was a smell…

Frequent Fliers and pregnant women could be at increased risk of health problems, experts warn

Frequent fliers and pregnant women face an increased risk of health problems, from headaches and dizziness to chronic fatigue and cancer from engine fumes polluting the cabin air – and airlines are “in denial” about the threat, experts have told i. An i investigation has revealed huge concerns among scientists, pilots and unions about cabin…

Former Norwich pilot says easyJet’s plans to install air filters is industry’s first acknowledgement of ‘aerotoxic syndrome’

John Hoyte has spent the past 11 years campaigning to raise awareness about the supposed health risks from toxic fumes entering passenger cabins and cockpits. The issue has long been denied by airline companies, but is feared to be behind several deaths of pilots and crew members. Mr Hoyte, 61, worked as an airline pilot…

Danish newspaper reports on contaminated cabin air :

Luften i kabinen kan være livsfarlig: Kendt flyselskab laver opsigtsvækkende ændring Flyselskaber over hele verden har længe benægtet, at der er en sammenhæng mellem fourenet luft i flykabinerne og det såkaldte ‘aerotoxic syndrome’, som gentagne gange er blevet beskyldt for at være skyld i flere dødsfald blandt flypersonale over hele verden. Nu tester lavprisselskabet EasyJet…