FUME EVENT: Sydney, AUS., oil fumes in cabin

A Tiger Airways Airbus A320-200, registration VH-VNG performing flight TT-517 from Brisbane,QL to Melbourne,VI (Australia), was enroute at FL360 about 150nm northwest of Sydney,NS (Australia) when both crew donned their oxygen masks reporting they had constant suspected oil smell in the cabin, they were both on oxygen, and decided to divert to Sydney. The crew…

Simple Media Information

Aerotoxic Syndrome is often described by industry as a ‘complicated issue’ to understand, yet simple facts are agreed: Whilst it is accepted that aircrew health is affected to a greater degree due to repeated exposures to toxic air, passengers can also suffer the same ill health effects. (Read a passenger testimony here) Illness can occur…

AIRBUS; ABSURD; AIRBUSURD?

At a press conference on 17th July 2014 at the Farnborough Air Show, John Leahy – Chief Operating Officer of Airbus Customers was asked by a prematurely medically grounded airline pilot Captain Tristan Loraine (Co-Chair of Global Cabin Air Quality Executive): Captain Tristan Loraine (GCAQE): “John you mentioned the Boeing 787, which obviously being bleed-free…

FUME EVENT: Smoke prompts plane evacuation in Italy

A plane was evacuated on Monday evening moments before take-off from an Italian airport, after passengers noticed smoke filling the air. Smoke came through air vents on the Meridiana flight as passengers awaited takeoff at Olbia airport, in northern Sardinia, La Stampa reported. The smoke reportedly caused panic among the 165 passengers who began to…